What does sensory mean?

Definitions for sensory
ˈsɛn sə ri; sɛnˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-sen·so·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. centripetal, receptive, sensory(a)(adj)

    of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system

    "sensory neurons"

  2. sensory, sensorial(adj)

    involving or derived from the senses

    "sensory experience"; "sensory channels"

  3. sensational, sensory(adj)

    relating to or concerned in sensation

    "the sensory cortex"; "sensory organs"

Wiktionary

  1. sensory(Adjective)

    Of the senses or sensation.

    Etymology: From sentire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sensory(adj)

    of or pertaining to the sensorium or sensation; as, sensory impulses; -- especially applied to those nerves and nerve fibers which convey to a nerve center impulses resulting in sensation; also sometimes loosely employed in the sense of afferent, to indicate nerve fibers which convey impressions of any kind to a nerve center

Editors Contribution

  1. sensory

    Relating to the senses.

    The sensory neurons were functioning efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 8, 2020  

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How to say sensory in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensory in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sensory in a Sentence

  1. Alice Winocour:

    I had suffered from PTSD Alice Winocour by giving birth to my daughter and almost died from pre-eclampsia with her, and that is what the film is about... sensation, and the film is almost like a sensory experience and I wanted it to be very physical.

  2. Steven Frucht:

    If someone has a true sensory trick, it is dystonia, in my opinion. Nothing else will do this, it's a bizarre thing that early on fed the fire of' this must be a psychological disorder, right ?'.

  3. Chris Kaag:

    Some people get it, some people don’t, but it’s about having them move around. If they have sensory issues, we don’t have music up loud, I don’t whistle, it just depends on the class.

  4. Alan Gross:

    The first year was a year of sensory deprivation. I lost 70 pounds the first year not because I exercised so much but because the food was really bad, the food moved. There were critters in the food.

  5. Christina Koch:

    Oh, how I miss the wind on my face, the feeling of raindrops, sand on my feet and the sound of the surf crashing on the Galveston beach, we take daily sensory inputs for granted until they are absent. The environmental inputs on the space station consist mostly of the constant hum of the ventilation system. It stirs the air, allowing the purification system to scrub and clean our atmosphere so it's breathable. While some places on the space station are as loud as a lawn mower, others are as quiet as the vacuum of space. I can not wait to feel and hear Earth again.

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