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Aural space
also called "auditory space" or "acoustic space" is a term sometimes used by soundscape designers to describe moments when listeners are hearing a "space" - that is

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  1. a lack of noticeable sound

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 15, 2009
  2. Quite often, there is sound present in these moments, but it is a background hum (which may or may not be deliberate on the part of the designer)

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  3. Most soundscape designers will deliberately include moments of aural space in a soundscape for a variety of reasons, such as redirecting the listener's attention, heightening tension or ensuring the listener is not overwhelmed by continuous sound

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  4. " can also be used to describe moments when speakers are producing "space" or white noise - such as telephone speakers during moments between connections, or when a person is "on hold" without some kind of recording to fill the space

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  5. The acoustic environment in which sound is heard is often called "aural space"

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