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monaural

[mon-awr-uh l] /mɒnˈɔr əl/
adjective
1.
monophonic (def 2).
2.
of, pertaining to, or affecting one ear.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; mon- + aural2
Related forms
monaurally, adverb
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Examples from the web for monaural
  • Another feature of the early drive-in theater was the tinny sound, delivered to the car through a single, monaural speaker.
  • monaural fittings with this approach were usually unsuccessful.
  • In other cases, stereo or monaural sound is preferred.
British Dictionary definitions for monaural

monaural

/mɒˈnɔːrəl/
adjective
1.
relating to, having, or hearing with only one ear
2.
another word for monophonic
Derived Forms
monaurally, adverb
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monaural in Medicine

monaural mon·au·ral (mŏn-ôr'əl)
adj.
Of or relating to sound reception by one ear.


mon·au'ral·ly adv.
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