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eardrum the part of the middle ear that receives sounds. The eardrum vibrates when sound waves reach it.
earl a British nobleman of a particular rank.
earlobe the soft lower part of the ear.
early in the first part of something; near the beginning of something. [4 definitions]
earmuffs a pair of coverings worn over the ears to protect against cold.
earn to receive as pay for work done. [2 definitions]
earnest1 having or showing a serious manner. [2 definitions]
earnings money received as pay; wages. [2 definitions]
earphone a small speaker that fits on or in the ear for listening to sound from a radio, tape player, telephone, or other electronic machine.
earring a piece of jewelry worn on the earlobe.
earth (often capitalized) the fifth largest planet in our solar system and the third in distance from the sun. [4 definitions]
earthen made up of earth, soil, or dirt. [2 definitions]
earthly having to do with the earth; of this world. [2 definitions]
earthquake a shaking or other movement of part of the earth's surface. It is caused by movement deep within the earth. Earthquakes can cause the ground to split.
earthworm a long worm made up of many segments that loosens the soil by making tunnels.
ease freedom from pain, worry, or hard work. [4 definitions]
easel a stand for holding an artist's canvas, blackboard, or sign.
easily without effort, pain, or trouble. [2 definitions]
east the direction in front of a person facing the rising sun. [7 definitions]
Easter a Christian holiday to celebrate that Jesus Christ returned to life after he died. Easter is held every spring on the Sunday after the first full moon between March 21 and April 25.
easterly of or toward the east. [3 definitions]