monaural

[ mon-awr-uh l ]
/ mɒnˈɔr əl /

adjective

of, relating to, or affecting one ear.

Nearby words

  1. monastir,
  2. monastral,
  3. monathetosis,
  4. monatomic,
  5. monaul,
  6. monaural diplacusis,
  7. monaxial,
  8. monazite,
  9. monck,
  10. monclova

Origin of monaural

First recorded in 1885–90; mon- + aural2

Related formsmon·au·ral·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for monaural

monaural

/ (mɒˈnɔːrəl) /

adjective

relating to, having, or hearing with only one ear
another word for monophonic
Derived Formsmonaurally, adverb

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Medicine definitions for monaural

monaural

[ mŏn-ôrəl ]

adj.

Of or relating to sound reception by one ear.
Related formsmon•aural•ly adv.


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