the sense by which one hears sound
the distance at which one can hear
a chance to be heard explaining one's position
"they condemned him without a hearing"
"he saw that he had lost his audience"
"the children were told to stay within earshot"
"you can learn a lot by just listening"
"they make good music--you should give them a hearing"
"the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago"
"his hearing was impaired"
Mr Betts was left with impaired sight and hearing.