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Usage examples for eardrum

  1. It is an eardrum – The Insect Folk by Margaret Warner Morley
  2. When the molecules of air next your ear receive the push they in turn push against your eardrum – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  3. I can hear the dropping of a pin through a stone wall ten feet thick; any sound within a mile of my eardrum vibrates thereon with an intensity which would surprise you, and it is by the use of cocaine that I have acquired this wonderfully acute sense. – The Pursuit of the House-Boat by John Kendrick Bangs
  4. When sounds enter the ear they cause the eardrum to tremble or vibrate, and this excites the nerve of hearing that is behind the eardrum – The Insect Folk by Margaret Warner Morley
  5. So do the adjacent molecules of air and so does the eardrum of a listener. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  6. No longer do we favor highly colored charts that picture in purple, green, and black the effect of stimulants and narcotics upon the heart and brain, the stomach, the liver, the knee, and the eardrum assuming that all resultant evils are concentrated in one organ. – Civics and Health by William H. Allen
  7. The tones rasped and rattled and jangled in the receiver, which, for the sake of his eardrum Senator Corson held away from his head. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  8. That same thing happens all along the line until the air molecules next your ear start back and give your eardrum a chance to expand outward. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  9. As they move away they make a little vacuum there and the eardrum puffs out. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  10. But Tom, and those who knew the awful power of the big cannon, wore specially prepared eardrum protectors, that served to reduce the shock. – Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon or, The Longest Shots on Record by Victor Appleton
  11. Then the other eardrum itched. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  12. Way back inside the ear is a little curtain, or eardrum made of a thin membrane. – The Insect Folk by Margaret Warner Morley