aural

adjective au·ral \ ˈȯr-əl \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of aural

:of or relating to the ear or to the sense of hearing
  • visual and aural sensations

aurality

play \ȯ-ˈra-lə-tē\ noun

aurally

play \ˈȯr-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of aural in a Sentence

  1. a quiet room for people seeking relief from the overload of aural stimulus just outside

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Origin and Etymology of aural

Latin auris ear — more at ear


AURAL Defined for English Language Learners

aural

adjective

Definition of aural for English Language Learners

  • : relating to the ear or sense of hearing


AURAL Defined for Kids

aural

adjective au·ral \ ˈȯr-əl \

Definition of aural for Students

:of or relating to the ear or sense of hearing

aurally

adverb

Medical Dictionary

aural

adjective au·ral \ ˈȯr-əl \

medical Definition of aural

:of or relating to the ear or to the sense of hearing

aurally

play \-ə-lē\ adverb


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