- Also sen·so·ri·al [sen-sawr-ee-uhl, -sohr-]. /sɛnˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-/.
- in·ter·sen·so·ry, adjective
- mul·ti·sen·so·ry, adjective
- non·sen·so·ri·al, adjective
- non·sen·so·ry, adjective
- un·sen·so·ry, adjective
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How to use sensory in a sentence
It is one of our sensory organs in which we feel something that we would not otherwise understand properly.What the Meadow Teaches Us - Issue 90: Something Green | Andreas Weber | September 16, 2020 | Nautilus
It’s nestled on specific sensory hairs that extend from the insect’s antennae.A single chemical may draw lonely locusts into a hungry swarm | Jonathan Lambert | September 7, 2020 | Science News For Students
The Halo band captures a wide range of sensory data, including the wearer’s heart rate, skin temperature, movements, amount of sleep, and tone of voice.Amazon jumps into smart wearables market with Halo activity tracking band | Aaron Pressman | August 27, 2020 | Fortune
The empiricist’s dream is to acquire a rich understanding of the world from sensory data, but GPT-3 never does that, even with half a terabyte of input data.GPT-3, Bloviator: OpenAI’s language generator has no idea what it’s talking about | Amy Nordrum | August 22, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Kang and his colleagues identified the protein that detects 4VA, nestled on specific sensory hairs that extend from the antennae.A single molecule may entice normally solitary locusts to form massive swarms | Jonathan Lambert | August 12, 2020 | Science News
Nothing captures the exuberance and sensory experience of Havana quite like this.
The “sensory” part of sensory gardens, that is, the integrated sensory experience of nature, seems to provide the best benefits.
“Our sensory systems seek out intact sensory experiences,” says Wagenfeld.
Swinging high in the air, squeezing into a nook, or rolling down a hill might provide these sorts of sensory input.
“The painting is lush and triggers a sensory overload,” Harding said.Hello, ‘Gorgeous’: Grit and Glamour In San Francisco | Emily Wilson | June 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On the tibia of the first pair of legs are two long special sensory hairs set in little pits.
Passion moves the poet to intensity, which is attained by selection of those sensory images which are significant.Rhetoric and Poetry in the Renaissance | Donald Lemen Clark
These papill contain organs known as taste buds, the sensory endings of which determine the taste of substances.A Civic Biology | George William Hunter
In addition to these sensory powers the animal possesses motor faculties.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy | Isaac Husik
By primary, sensory experience is meant our immediate, direct knowledge of any aspect of the world.The Science of Human Nature | William Henry Pyle
British Dictionary definitions for sensory
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
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Scientific definitions for sensory
Involving the sense organs or the nerves that relay messages from them. Compare motor.
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