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Related to monaural: Monophonic sound, Monurol


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

mon·au′ral·ly adv.


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


(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.
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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Figure 6 a) shows monaural reception, and b) shows stereo reception, and DUR = 3 dB in both cases.
A study has been reported by (Cherry, 1953) about the objective study on cocktail party problem with monaural and binaural listeners.
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The results of the test sessions that were performed under both monaural and binaural conditions showed that the congenitally blind subjects can localize sounds with equal or better accuracy than the sighted individuals.
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The problem with most speaker docks is that the left and right speakers are inches apart in a single box, so they might as well be monaural.
The monaural tracks have a spaciousness to them that belies their origin.
The company said that the new product line includes seven corded headset models: three USB headsets (monaural, binaural and convertible), three UC-compliant USB headsets (monaural, binaural and convertible) and one monaural soundcard headset.
FM radio was first used for monaural broadcasting in the 1940s, and FM stereo was introduced in the 1960s.
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The specific aim of the present study was to compare monaural performance-intensity functions of average esophageal and normal speech in quiet, and at various signal-to-noise ratios (SNR) (0, +3, +6, +9, +12 dBHL).