AskDefine | Define binaural

Dictionary Definition

binaural adj : relating to or having or hearing with two ears; "binaural hearing" [syn: biaural] [ant: monaural]

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

Extensive Definition

Binaural literally means "having or relating to two ears." Binaural hearing, along with frequency cues, lets humans and other animals determine direction of origin of sounds.
Binaural may also refer to:
binaural in German: Binaural
binaural in Spanish: Binaural
binaural in Italian: Binaural
binaural in Portuguese: Binaural
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