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binaural

[ bahy-nawr-uhl, bin-awr-uhl ]
/ baɪˈnɔr əl, bɪnˈɔr əl /
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adjective
having two ears.
of, with, or for both ears: binaural hearing; a binaural stethoscope.
(of sound) recorded through two separate microphones and transmitted through two separate channels to produce a stereophonic effect.
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Origin of binaural

First recorded in 1875–80; bin- + aural1
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British Dictionary definitions for binaural

binaural
/ (baɪˈnɔːrəl, bɪn-) /

adjective
relating to, having, or hearing with both ears
employing two separate channels for recording or transmitting sound; so creating an impression of deptha binaural recording

Derived forms of binaural

binaurally, adverb
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Medical definitions for binaural

binaural
[ bī-nôrəl, bĭn-ôr- ]

adj.
Having or relating to both ears.
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