Definitions for: Audition

[n] a test of the suitability of a performer
[n] the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired"
[v] perform in order to get a role; "She auditioned for a role on Broadway"

Webster (1913) Definition: Au*di"tion, n. [L. auditio.]
The act of hearing or listening; hearing.

Audition may be active or passive; hence the difference
between listening and simple hearing. --Dunglison.

Synonyms: auditory modality, auditory sense, hearing, sense of hearing, try out, tryout

See Also: absolute pitch, ear, exteroception, modality, perfect pitch, perform, read, run, screen test, sense modality, sensory system, test, trial

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