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1. external

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface.

Synonyms

  • outside
  • outer
  • position

Antonyms

  • internal
  • southernness
  • anterior
  • posterior

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word external-ear


1. Noun Phrase
The external ear, which includes the earlobe, can develop a number of different benign epithelial tumors.

2. Noun Phrase
The external ear is the part visible on the side of the head.

2. external

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] from or between other countries.

Synonyms

  • outside
  • international

Antonyms

  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

3. external

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] coming from the outside.

Synonyms

  • outside
  • extrinsic

Antonyms

  • interior
  • inwardness
  • exterior

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

4. external

noun. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] outward features.

Synonyms

  • feature

Antonyms

  • centrality
  • anteriority

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

5. external

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɝːnəl'] purely outward or superficial.

Antonyms

  • inner

Etymology

  • externus (Latin)
  • exter (Latin)

6. ear

noun. ['ˈiːr, ˈɪr'] the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.

Synonyms

  • auricular artery
  • tympanum
  • tympanic membrane
  • head
  • arteria auricularis
  • sensory receptor
  • vestibular apparatus
  • vestibular system
  • eardrum
  • sense organ
  • myringa
  • fenestra
  • receptor
  • vestibule of the ear
  • auditory system
  • caput

Antonyms

  • undock
  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow

Etymology

  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ere (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ear

noun. ['ˈiːr, ˈɪr'] the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear.

Synonyms

  • cauliflower ear
  • auricle
  • earlobe
  • ear lobe
  • pinna
  • cartilaginous structure
  • tragus
  • outer ear

Antonyms

  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ere (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. ear

noun. ['ˈiːr, ˈɪr'] good hearing.

Synonyms

  • hearing
  • auditory sense
  • sense of hearing
  • auditory modality

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • starve
  • deaf
  • inattentiveness

Etymology

  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ere (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. ear

noun. ['ˈiːr, ˈɪr'] attention to what is said.

Synonyms

  • attention

Antonyms

  • nonattendance
  • absence

Etymology

  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ere (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. ear

noun. ['ˈiːr, ˈɪr'] fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn.

Synonyms

  • spike
  • corn
  • maize
  • Zea mays
  • capitulum
  • Indian corn
  • fruit

Antonyms

  • attentive
  • effecter
  • mortal
  • someone

Etymology

  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ere (Middle English (1100-1500))
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