Etymology: dich- + 2-otic
Date: circa 1911
: affecting or relating to the two ears differently in regard to a conscious aspect (as pitch or loudness) or a physical aspect (as frequency or energy) of sound
|Dichotic played music you never heard. You don't want to hear it because it will probably go soaring right over your head.|
If you listen to the music, you'll probably hate it. That's OK though, because you can always dismiss it as 'crap' or 'noise'. Which, of course, it is. But we tried hard.