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1 A distinctive ambience or quality generated by a person or thing.

2 A brief sensation, such as a flash of light (phosphene), a blind spot (scotoma), or a sound, experienced as a prodromal warning of an attack of (especially) epilepsy or migraine.

3 In occultism and parapsychology, an emanation supposedly surrounding a person or other living thing and said to be visible only to a person with a special psychic ability or gift. [From Latin aura a breeze]

Subjects: Psychology.

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