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earphone the part of a telephone, radio set, music player or the like that fits over or into the ear for receiving sound.
earplug a rubber or plastic plug that fits into the ear opening to deaden sound or keep out water.
earring an ornament worn on the earlobe.
ear shell the ear-shaped shell of the abalone.
earshot the distance or range over which a voice or other sound can be heard.
earsplitting loud and shrill enough to be painful to the ears.
earth (often cap.) the fifth largest planet in the solar system, which is third in order from the sun and has a diameter of about 7,930 miles. [4 definitions]
earthbound limited or confined to earth or earthly matters. [3 definitions]
earthen composed of earth, soil, or dirt. [2 definitions]
earthenware pottery, dishes, or ornaments made of baked clay.
earth-friendly of or pertaining to a product or process that causes minimal harm to the environment.
earthiness the quality of being realistic, practical, and unpretentious. [3 definitions]
earthling a human being, considered as a resident of the earth.
earthly pertaining to the earth as opposed to spiritual or heavenly realms; worldly. [2 definitions]
earthman a male human being, or person native to earth, esp. in science fiction.
earth mother (sometimes caps.) the planet earth conceived of as the source of all life. [2 definitions]
earthnut any of various plants, such as the peanut or truffle, that bear edible underground tubers, enlarged roots, or the like. [2 definitions]
earthquake a shaking or other movement of part of the earth's surface, resulting from volcanic activity or the sudden release of tension along geologic fault lines.
earth science any of the sciences, such as geology, geography, or meteorology, dealing with the origin, structure, and composition of the earth and its changes.
earthshaking challenging or upsetting basic principles, beliefs, or assumptions.
earth tone any of the muted colors found in nature, such as beige, gray, or moss green.