Science / Psychiatry / Aura: A premonitory, subjective brief sensation (e.g., a flash of light) that warns of an impending headache or convulsion. The nature of the sensation depends on the brain area in which the attack begins. Seen in migraine and epilepsy.

Other Words for Aura

Aura Noun Synonyms: air, atmosphere, feeling, ambience or ambiance, spirit, character, quality, odor, aroma, emanation

Maitre D (Restaurant Manager)

Life Style / Travel / Maitre D (Restaurant Manager): The maitre d' is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the restaurants, including the quality of food preparation, presentation, and service; and guest seating. MORE


Technology / Home Audio / Supraaural: Term used in reference to headphones. Supraaural phones rest on the ear, rather than enclosing the ear. Supraaural phones typically are lightweight, and because they do not seal around the ear, tend t MORE


Science / Biology / Laurasia: The northern part of the supercontinent of Pangaea, composed of the present-day North America, Europe, and Asia. MORE

Mono (Monaural)

Technology / Home Audio / Mono (Monaural): The operation of an amplifier in one channel for both input and output. Can refer to an amplifier with only one channel of amplification or operating in bridged mode. For low frequency amplification a MORE


Life Style / Travel / Atrium: An interior, often sky-lit, multi-deck, open area of a ship. Typically, atriums are centrally located near elevators, shops, restaurants, caf?s, and guest services. Shipboard atriums can extend anywhe MORE


Life Style / Travel / Concierge: A hotel employee who provides additional advice, recommendations, and other services to guests, such as restaurant reservations. MORE