[ sen-suh-ree ]
/ ˈsɛn sə ri /
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Also sen·so·ri·al [sen-sawr-ee-uh l, -sohr-] /sɛnˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-/.
OTHER WORDS FROM sensory
in·ter·sen·so·ry, adjectivemul·ti·sen·so·ry, adjectivenon·sen·so·ri·al, adjectivenon·sen·so·ry, adjective
Words nearby sensory
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Example sentences from the Web for multi-sensory
Though lots of hallucinations are not multi-sensory, just one sense at a time.
The key to effective smelling, we were told, was multi-sensory coordination: vision, taste and smell all work together.
British Dictionary definitions for multi-sensory
less commonly sensorial (sɛnˈsɔːrɪəl)
/ (ˈsɛnsərɪ) /
of or relating to the senses or the power of sensation
of or relating to those processes and structures within an organism that receive stimuli from the environment and convey them to the brain
Word Origin for sensory
C18: from Latin sensōrius, from sentīre to feel
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Medical definitions for multi-sensory
[ sĕn′sə-rē ]
Of or relating to the senses or sensation.
Transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers; afferent.
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Scientific definitions for multi-sensory
[ sĕn′sə-rē ]
Involving the sense organs or the nerves that relay messages from them. Compare motor.
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