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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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[18] HUANG, Po-Sen, KIM, Minje, HASEGAWA-JOHNSON, Mark, et al., "Deep learning for monaural speech separation," In Proc.
This was finally expressed in poorer results in the questionnaire, globally and in subscale EC, compared with monaural hearing.
25.0 [+ or -] 0.0 dB; P< 0.001) and an elevated weighted value of monaural threshold of the better ear (30.7 [+ or -] 1.3 dB vs 25.0 [+ or -] 0.0 dB; P=0.013).
Monaural low-redundancy tests are those that reduce the extrinsic redundancy of the speech signal.
Monaural cues are directionally dependent on spectral changes, which are produced due to reflections of sound waves from the folds of the auricle.
Figure 6 a) shows monaural reception, and b) shows stereo reception, and DUR = 3 dB in both cases.
The monaural selective auditory attention test compares the ability of the patient to recognize monosyllabic words embedded in a background of competing high-interest speech.
ABSTRACT: Computational auditory scene analysis (CASA) has significant role in speech segregation from monaural audio mixtures and generally a measure for performance of speech recognition systems.
Dr Gerald Oster (1973) examined the combination of two pure tones in a resultant rhythmic beat described as binaural and monaural beats.
This crossmodal plasticity was observed to occur especially under monaural listening conditions.
[10] To prevent the acoustic crossover of the signals to the nontest ear, the use of contralateral masking is recommended in the monaural conditions.
Producer Giles Martin, son of the Beatles' original producer, George Martin, also had to compensate for a missing stereo master of their early single "She Loves You'' and use the existing monaural recording as part of a new audio mix of the film's dialogue and soundtrack.