Definition of Binaural

1. Adjective. Relating to or having or hearing with two ears. "Binaural hearing"

Exact synonyms: Biaural
Similar to: Two-eared, Stereo, Stereophonic, Two-channel
Antonyms: Monaural

Definition of Binaural

1. a. Of or pertaining to, or used by, both ears.

Definition of Binaural

1. Adjective. of, relating to, affecting, or designed for use with two ears ¹

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Definition of Binaural

1. hearing with both ears [adj]

Medical Definition of Binaural

1. Relating to both ears. Synonym: binotic. Origin: L. Bini, a pair, + auris, ear (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Binaural

binary relation
binary relations
binary star
binary star system
binary star systems
binary stars
binary system
binary tree
binary trees
binasal hemianopia
binaural (current term)
binaural alternate loudness balance test
bind off
bind on equip
bind on pickup
bind over
bind up

Literary usage of Binaural

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"This theory seeks to express the angle of directional localization as a function of the binaural intensive ratio. The view is held, with various degrees of ..."

2. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1900)
"binaural stethoscope be pushed well up into the auditory passages, the sounds heard through the instrument seem to come from the roof of the observer's own ..."

3. A Text-book of Experimental Psychology: With Laboratory Exercises by Charles Samuel Myers (1911)
"binaural Differences and the Perception of Sound Direction. ... The binaural differences, in virtue of which we are able to localise a given sound, ..."

4. Transactions of the American Pediatric Society by American Pediatric Society (1899)
"It must be admitted that the large chest piece of the binaural stethoscope ... The best binaural adult instrument now in use is undoubtedly that made by ..."

5. Studies from the Yale Psychological Laboratory by Yale University Psychological Laboratory (1893)
"ON binaural SPACE. BV EW SCRIPTURE. The fundamental fact of binaural space is that when two component sounds heard by the two ears are perceived as a single ..."

6. Practical Hearing Aid Selection and Fitting by Henry Tobin (1998)
"Counseling is a key ingredient in the fitting process when someone is hesitant about trying binaural hearing aids. Often these individuals report negative ..."

7. An Elementary Laboratory Course in Psychology by Herbert Sidney Langfeld, (, Floyd Henry Allport, ( (1916)
"How may the aesthetic pleasure of the subject be affected by his binaural pitch difference? Are all individuals having pitch difference thus affected? ..."

8. A Course in Experimental Psychology by Edmund Clark Sanford (1898)
"binaural AUDITION AND THE LOCATION OF SOUNDS. 98. Unison Tones Heard with the Two Ears. a. Strike •i pair of unison forks that will sound equally loud and ..."

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