monaural

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mon·au·ral

 (mŏn-ôr′əl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or designating sound reception by one ear.
2. Electronics Monophonic.

mon·au′ral·ly adv.

monaural

(mɒˈnɔːrəl)
adj
1. (Physiology) relating to, having, or hearing with only one ear
2. (Electronics) another word for monophonic
monˈaurally adv

mon•o•phon•ic

(ˌmɒn əˈfɒn ɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to monophony.
2. of or noting a system of sound recording and reproduction using only a single channel.
[1880–85]
mon`o•phon′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.monaural - relating to or having or hearing with only one earmonaural - relating to or having or hearing with only one ear; "monaural deafness"
biaural, binaural - relating to or having or hearing with two ears; "binaural hearing"
References in periodicals archive ?
The headset is designed to switch the mono sound from ear-to-ear as the removeable ear cups can be used on either ear, helping reduce ear fatigue.
In my work with stage production and media room designers, I found that even professionals configure stereo setups as two speakers placed on the left and right of a projection screen fed from a single mono sound source, unaware that stereo actually requires two discrete audio channel outputs.
Users can either take a call with just one earbud for mono sound and continue to keep an ear open while at work or out and about, or use both for stereo sound to power through an intense workout at the gym or become totally immersed in a favorite playlist or podcast at home.
The app also has an option for turning on the Mono sound output and users can further set up the right or left balance while listening through headphones.
The mono sound is harsh, boxy and generally oppressive and whatever remastering process was used hasn't improved matters.
Singular songs in mono sound, or yet An ecstasy in stereo duet.
(12) Consequently, the film was released in 35-mm standard mono sound, as well as in 16 mm, which is inherently mono.