- see synaesthesia.
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Synesthesia — Synesthesia and Related Meaning Depend on Biological Systems t is [i]because such diverse sensory experiences as a white circle (rather than black), a straight line (rather than crooked), a rising melody (rather than a falling one), a sweet … Historical dictionary of quotations in cognitive science
synesthesia — [sin΄əs thē′zhə, sin΄əs thē′zhē ə, sin΄əs thē′zē ə] n. [ModL synaesthesia: see SYN & ESTHESIA] 1. Physiol. sensation felt in one part of the body when another part is stimulated 2. Psychol. a process in which one type of stimulus produces a… … English World dictionary
Synesthesia — For other uses, see Synesthesia (disambiguation). How someone with synesthesia might perceive certain letters and numbers. Synesthesia (also spelled synæsthesia or synaesthesia, plural synesthesiae or synaesthesiae), from the ancient Greek σύν… … Wikipedia
Synesthesia — A condition in which the normally separate senses are not separate. Sight may mingle with sound, taste with touch, etc. The senses are cross wired. For example, when a digit color synesthete sees or just thinks of a number, the number appears… … Medical dictionary
synesthesia — synesthete /sin euhs theet /, n. synesthetic /sin euhs thet ik/, adj. /sin euhs thee zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. a sensation produced in one modality when a stimulus is applied to another modality, as when the hearing of a certain sound induces … Universalium
synesthesia — or synaesthesia, and synesthete or synaesthete A concomitant sensation; a subjective sensation or image of a sense (as of color) other than the one (as of sound) being stimulated. The American Synesthesia Association (ASA) defines it this… … Glossary of Art Terms
synesthesia — synaesthesia UK [ˌsɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə] / US [ˌsɪnəsθɪʒə] or synesthesia UK / US noun [uncountable] medical a condition in which two or more of the five senses that most people experience separately are mixed so that, for example, a person may see colour … English dictionary
synesthesia — US var. of SYNAESTHESIA. * * * synesthesia var. synæsthesia … Useful english dictionary
synesthesia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from syn + esthesia (as in anesthesia) Date: circa 1891 1. a concomitant sensation; especially a subjective sensation or image of a sense (as of color) other than the one (as of sound) being stimulated 2. the condition… … New Collegiate Dictionary
synesthesia — n. process in which one type of sensation produces a secondary subjective sensation (as when one sees a particular color in response to certain music) … English contemporary dictionary