aural

1 [awr-uhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to an aura.

Origin:
1865–70; aur(a) + -al1

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aural

2 [awr-uhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to the ear or to the sense of hearing.

Origin:
1840–50; < Latin aur(is) the ear + -al1

aurally, adverb

aural, oral.
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aural1 (ˈɔːrəl)
 
adj
of or relating to the sense or organs of hearing; auricular
 
[C19: from Latin auris ear]
 
'aurally1
 
adv

aural2 (ˈɔːrəl)
 
adj
of or relating to an aura

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aural
1847, "pertaining to the ear," from L. auris "ear" (see ear (1)) + -al (1). Meaning "received or perceived by ear" is attested from 1860.
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aural au·ral1 (ôr'əl)
adj.
Relating to or perceived by the ear.

aural au·ral2 (ôr'əl)
adj.
Characterized by or relating to an aura.

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Example sentences
Attending an opera performance is as much a visual experience as it is aural.
Identifying birds in the dark is obviously an aural process.
While the visual aspect is stunning the aural aspect is a cacophonous mess.
The surround sound was good but no aural nirvana.
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