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mon·au·ral

(mon-aw'răl),
Pertaining to one ear.
[mono- + L. auris, ear]
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monaural

(mŏn-ôr′əl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or designating sound reception by one ear.
2. Electronics Monophonic.

mon·au′ral·ly adv.
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mon·au·ral

(mon-aw'răl)
Pertaining to one ear.
[mono- + L. auris, ear]
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Mono sound is matrixed to front center and two-channel stereo to front left and front right, but a slight sound bleed is diverted to the other speakers in both cases.
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Rushed to completion to make the final slot in the Cannes competition, the film screened with a provisional mono sound mix but will be finessed in Dolby for release.
The mono sound of the original 1954 recording (the first-ever on LP, I believe) comes up fresh and immediate in Decca's original 'full frequency range', and Sir Adrian Boult and the London Philharmonic Orchestra make sympathetic collaborators.