[bahy-nawr-uh l, bin-awr-uh l]
- 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.
Origin of binaural
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Examples from the Web for binaural
Again, it is generally asserted that binaural hearing is of great importance for the recognition of the direction of sound.Criminal Psychology
In auscultating the heart I prefer the binaural stethoscope of the Ford pattern.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:
Louis Marshall Warfield
This is the common form of a binaural resonating stethoscope.
It was a binaural, ultra-fidelity job, and I could close my eyes and feel the orchestra in front of me.Let'em Breathe Space
Lester del Rey
The binaural stethoscope was invented by Cammann in 1854, and a later improvement is the phonendoscope, by Bianchi.The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.
Edward W. Byrn
- 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
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Word Origin and History for binaural
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Having or relating to both ears.
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