Transmission of sound-waves to the auditory apparatus through the bones of the face.(noun)
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Use "bone-conduction" in a sentence
"The headset rests on a user's cheekbones and delivers sound through "bone-conduction technology" directly to the inner ear, VoxLinc says."
"This may be similar to bone-conduction, i.e. sound-induced vibrations of the skull."
"It might sound a bit tinny through the bone-conduction transducers in the temples of the spectacles, but they expect to have that worked out by Kindle 11, even promising a synthetic “surround sound” system."