mul·​ti·​sen·​so·​ry | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈsen(t)-sə-rē How to pronounce multisensory (audio) , -ˈsen(t)s-rē \

Definition of multisensory

: relating to or involving several physiological senses multisensory experiences

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Recent Examples on the Web Paul Scarbrough, a principal at Akustiks, developed a menu of specifications that the architects at Diamond Schmitt translated into a multisensory aesthetic experience. Justin Davidson, Curbed, 11 Oct. 2021 For Wynter, food is a multisensory experience directly linked to his early childhood spent in Crown Heights, an adulthood spent exploring the five boroughs, and his Jamaican heritage. Julie Poole, Bon Appétit, 25 Aug. 2021 The Lume will be exhibition company Grande Experiences' first permanent, immersive, multisensory digital art gallery in a U.S. fine art museum — and the biggest continuous exhibition space in the 137-year history of Newfields. Domenica Bongiovanni, The Indianapolis Star, 7 Oct. 2020 The Lume, a multisensory experience that features nearly 150 state-of-the-art digital projectors showcasing the work of Vincent Van Gogh, is opening this summer in cities across the country. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 6 Mar. 2021 The Lume is a multisensory exhibit which occupies the fourth floor of Newfields at 4000 Michigan Road. Serena Puang, The Indianapolis Star, 24 July 2021 Smith, a sensory scientist, is the founding director of the Centre for the Study of the Senses and is researching the multisensory nature of perceptual experience, focusing on taste, smell and flavor. San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 June 2021 Kim said there are many benefits to learning ASL at a young age, such as giving students a multisensory literacy approach to learning, increasing understanding and allowing for more awareness. Hannah Reed,, 10 May 2021 One key to the viral success of Kang’s Instagram videos: the multisensory video experience. Michael Taylor, San Antonio Express-News, 16 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of multisensory

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Multisensory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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