Meaning of synesthesia

syn•es•the•sia

Pronunciation: (sin"us-thē'zhu, -zhē-u, -zē-u), [key]
— n.
  1. a sensation produced in one modality when a stimulus is applied to another modality, as when the hearing of a certain sound induces the visualization of a certain color.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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