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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A condition in which one type of stimulation evokes the sensation of another, as when the hearing of a sound produces the visualization of a color.
  • noun A sensation felt in one part of the body as a result of stimulus applied to another, as in referred pain.
  • noun The description of one kind of sense impression by using words that normally describe another.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See synæsthesia.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of synaesthesia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated

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