any stimulus capable of eliciting auditory sensation. This usually refers to a distinct airborne sound, but can also include vibration produced by conduction or by internally generated events.

AUDITORY STIMULUS: "A pencil sharpener represents an auditory stimulus because it makes noise and triggers the auditory process."
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