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There is, I am told, tactile memory as well as visual and aural memory.

Another cause of deafness is the presence of foreign bodies in the aural passages or the accumulation of hardened wax.

We comprehend the possibilities of the instrument and our own aural limitations.

Below them ran the ring of flashing amethyst with its aural mists.

Short Contributions to Aural Surgery, between 1875 and 1886.

This is only an aural delusion, produced by the high vibrations.

"Trust me to contract the visual and aural infirmities of the ideal chaperone," was Mrs. Drelmer's cheerful response.

Verbally we may say that the former occur when the mistake, at least in its main characteristic, is due to the aural mechanism.

Dionysius's Ear was not an aural 'circumstance' (as your countryman would say, Cleveland) compared with this.

Its accompanying tune was now as necessary to his aural sensibilities as food to his stomach.

WORD ORIGIN

1847, "pertaining to the ear," from Latin auris "ear" (see ear (n.1)) + -al (1). Meaning "received or perceived by ear" is attested from 1860. Related: Aurally.

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