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1. Of, relating to, or designating sound reception by one ear.
2. Electronics Monophonic.

mon·au′ral·ly adv.
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1. (Physiology) relating to, having, or hearing with only one ear
2. (Electronics) another word for monophonic
monˈaurally adv
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(ˌmɒn əˈfɒn ɪk)

1. of or pertaining to monophony.
2. of or noting a system of sound recording and reproduction using only a single channel.
mon`o•phon′i•cal•ly, adv.
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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"
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For the analyzes, in all the monoaural tests, the results obtained in the worst ear were considered.
85,33 105-125 455- 720 1700- 1222 2014 [24] Legend: RE: Right Ear; LE: Left Ear; BIN: Binaural; MON: Monoaural; SPL: sound pressure level; ABR: auditory brainstem response; dB: decibel; nHL: normal hearing level
According to previous studies, the contralateral side of the brain mainly responses to the monoaural sensory input [51, 52, 56].
Thus, the more such high-frequency elements in the sound, the more the monoaural cues are used in the analysis of its position [13,25,26].
Further, the report also noted that the space where the analogue audio jack is currently located would be replaced by another speaker, but the phone would still have a "monoaural" system instead of a stereo system.
This monoaural speaker may be tiny in design, but it delivers big - amplifying sound by 8 times.
Monoaural auditory stimulus comprising rarefaction clicks of 100 ms was delivered through electrically shielded earphones at the rate of 11.1 per second.
Monoaural auditory stimulus consisting of rarefaction clicks of 100 microseconds were delivered through electrically shielded earphones at the rate of 11.1/sec.
Las grabaciones se realizaron utilizando un grabador profesional Fostex FR-2LE en formato monoaural, con una resolucion de 24 bites y 48 kHz tasa de muestreo, utilizando un microfono AKG D 3700S.