auditory sensation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n auditory sensation the subjective sensation of hearing something "he strained to hear the faint sounds"
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Usage

In literature:

But the auditory sensations nevertheless play a role.
"Dreams" by Henri Bergson
Indeed, the imagination is not a primary and relatively simple function like that of visual, auditory and other sensations.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
Face-to-face relations include, in addition to touch, visual and auditory sensations.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Homogeneous orange light gives the sensation of a blend of red and yellow; but there is nothing like this in the auditory sphere.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
It was possible, to be sure, that other senses might also be involved, but it was certain that auditory sensations did not enter it.
"Clever Hans" by Oskar Pfungst
Sometimes the seat of the sensation is in the auditory nervous apparatus proper.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
It is difficult to ascertain what is the limit beyond which distinct auditory sensations may be perceived.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
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In science:

In general, pitch is a sub jective sensation, which can be comprehensively fooled to create auditory illusions.
Music in Terms of Science
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