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listening

Definitions of listening
  1. noun
    the act of hearing attentively
    “you can learn a lot by just listening
    synonyms: hearing
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    auscultation
    listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
    rehearing, relistening
    the act of hearing again
    percussion, pleximetry
    tapping a part of the body for diagnostic purposes
    succussion
    shaking a person to determine whether a large amount of liquid is present in a body cavity
    type of:
    perception, sensing
    becoming aware of something via the senses
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