monaural

adjective
mon·​au·​ral | \ (ˌ)mä-ˈnȯr-əl How to pronounce monaural (audio) \

Definition of monaural

Other Words from monaural

monaurally \ (ˌ)mä-​ˈnȯr-​ə-​lē How to pronounce monaural (audio) \ adverb

Examples of monaural in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Everything in this box has been newly transferred, and the results, the monaural sound notwithstanding, possess greater depth and dynamic range than in previous incarnations. David Mermelstein, WSJ, 12 Oct. 2021 The present set, recorded in monaural sound, takes us only to the end of the 1950s, but contains 120 CDs. Tim Page, WSJ, 1 July 2021 Their emotional states are usually monaural, offering only one channel of perception at a time. Jesse Green, New York Times, 12 Mar. 2020 In 1967, George Martin and the Beatles spent the vast majority of their time focused on the monaural mix, which was still the dominant playback format in England at that time. Atlanta Life, ajc, 11 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of monaural

1931, in the meaning defined above

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“Monaural.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monaural. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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More Definitions for monaural

monaural

adjective
mon·​au·​ral | \ (ˈ)mä-ˈnȯr-əl How to pronounce monaural (audio) \

Medical Definition of monaural

: of, relating to, affecting, or designed for use with one ear monaural hearing aid systems

Other Words from monaural

monaurally \ -​ə-​lē How to pronounce monaural (audio) \ adverb

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