He also failed a drug test and allegedly hit a bouncer so hard he punctured his eardrum.
There was no speckle of light to classify and ignore, no susurrus of air molecules raining against the eardrum.
So do the adjacent molecules of air and so does the eardrum of a listener.
When sounds strike the eardrum it vibrates and excites the nerve of hearing.
Interference with the action of the eardrum may be due to the partial destruction of the drum itself.
If a shell goes off too near you and the eardrum suffers, Dr. McKernon will be on the job to find out if he can't make a new one.
Way back inside the ear is a little curtain, or eardrum, made of a thin membrane.
Monsieur Le Grand drummed till my own eardrum was nearly cracked.
Then, once more the powder burned her cheek and the eardrum was numbed under an explosion.
As they move away they make a little vacuum there and the eardrum puffs out.
eardrum ear·drum (ēr'drŭm')
The thin, semitransparent, oval-shaped membrane that separates the middle ear from the external ear. Also called drum, drumhead, drum membrane, myringa, myrinx, tympanic membrane, tympanum.