Ear vs Saccule - What's the difference?
As a verb ear
) refuse, deny; repel.
As a noun saccule is
(anatomy) the smallest chamber of the membranous labyrinth of the ear.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) (m), .
(countable) The organ of hearing, consisting of the pinna, auditory canal, eardrum, malleus, incus, stapes and cochlea.
(countable) The external part of the organ of hearing, the auricle.
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(countable, slang) A police informant.
* 1976 , Stirling Silliphant, Dean Riesner, Gail Morgan Hickman, .
The sense of hearing; the perception of sounds; the power of discriminating between different tones.
- No I'm not kidding, and if you don't give it to me I'll let it out that you’re an ear.
- songsnot all ungrateful to thine ear
The privilege of being kindly heard; favour; attention.
* (Francis Bacon)
* (William Shakespeare)
- Dionysiuswould give no ear to his suit.
That which resembles in shape or position the ear of an animal; a prominence or projection on an object, usually for support or attachment; a lug; a handle.
- Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears .
(architecture) An acroterium.
(architecture) A crossette.
* bend somebody's ear
* between the ears
* by ear
* cauliflower ear
* ear canal
* ears are burning
* ear to the ground
* ear trumpet
* external ear
* have one's ears lowered
* inner ear
* little pitchers have big ears
* make a silk purse of a sow's ear
* middle ear
* mind's ear
* out on one's ear
* outer ear
* surfer’s ear
* swimmer’s ear
(humorous) To take in with the ears; to hear.
* Two Noble Kinsmen
- I eared her language.
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . More at (m).
(countable) The fruiting body of a grain plant.
- He is in the fields, harvesting ears of corn.
To put forth ears in growing; to form ears, as grain does.
- This corn ears well.
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .
(archaic) To plough.
* 1595 , William Shakespeare, Richard II :
- That power I have, discharge; and let them go
- To ear the land that hath some hope to grow,
- For I have none.
(anatomy) The smallest chamber of the membranous labyrinth of the ear.