American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or perceived by the ear.
- adj. Characterized by or relating to an aura.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the air or to an aura.
- Relating to the ear: as, the aural orifice; aural surgery.
- Perceived by the ear; learned by hearing; auricular.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to the air, or to an aura.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the ear.
- adj. relating to or characterized by an aura
- adj. of or pertaining to hearing or the ear
- From Latin aura ("moving air, breeze, vital air") + -al (Wiktionary)
- From Latin auris, ear; see ous- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Both kinds may hold information, the minimum requirement to call an aural disturbance a “communication” rather than simply “noise.””
“Computer-generated sounds on prerecorded tape, which the composer refers to as aural "wallpaper," are added periodically to the rich instrumental mix.”
“Thus, we can call the aural boundaries "natural" boundaries, and other boundaries "artificial.”
“I'd even give a nod to their live accompaniment to “Planet Earth,” the mother of all nature documentaries; you could argue that live music is a kind of aural HD accompaniment to the film's remarkable nature footage.”
“But a news station is not a place to carry through the Disney mission with a kind of "aural" branding.”
“McLuhan partly bemoaned the rise of the alphabet because it helped destroy an "aural" space that he believed was "cooler.”
“They're all compilations or home recordings of one kind or another, and together they represent a kind of aural inventory of my changing tastes, fortunes and moods since the early 1990s.”
“When it switched from base level to cooling cycle, it cast a kind of aural shadow, not enough to distract, but certainly enough to add color.”
“A miasma of occular assaults backgrounded by the distinct lack of any kind of aural input.”
“Clearly, any kind of aural communication, " September mused, 'like drums or horns, are out of the question here.”
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