artificial ear

artificial ear

[¦ärd·ə¦fish·əl ′ir]
(engineering acoustics)
A device designed to duplicate the frequency response, acoustic impedance, threshold sensitivity, and relative perception of loudness, consisting of a special microphone enclosed in a box with properties similar to those of the human ear.
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Charlotte Wright had an artificial ear implanted in her skull when she was three, the youngest child in Britain to have the op.
Renowned surgeon Dr Atif Ikram and his team performed the surgery for implanting artificial ear to the patient in three hours.
Its team of computer scientists and software engineers created an audio intelligence platform that serves as the information industry's first artificial ear.
Using an artificial ear, several experiments were carried out by Institute of Technical Science on the personal electronic equipment available in Sri Lanka.
Application: Ian Butterworth, an engineer at NPL, said: "Having a 2D pinna in an artificial ear has some inherent frequency limitations.
Stelios Arcadious, an Australian who goes by Stelarc, had an artificial ear Implanted on his arm as part of an art project.
A PERFORMANCE artist who has an artificial ear surgically constructed in his arm showed off the bizarre structure last night.
It involved trophy antlers set up around an artificial ear - created by a TV special effects team - with a microphone and sound level meter inside to measure how much of a monotone noise from a speaker 10 metres away was picked up.
The instruments used for the audiological evaluation were calibrated with 2230 Sound Level Meter with, 1625 octava filter set, 4151 Artificial ear and 4930 Artificial Mastaid (Bruel & Kjaer, Denmark)
They'd made an artificial ear from tissue they'd taken from her hip.
The answer, says Egolf, is an artificial ear that can be altered easily to match a particular person's ear.
Kolff's many accomplishments were the artificial kidney, heart-lung machine, artificial eye, artificial ear and artificial arm.