What does stereo mean?

stereo meaning in General Dictionary

designating the reproduction of noise using several independent audio stations

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  • two pictures obtained from somewhat various angles that appear three-dimensional whenever seen collectively
  • reproducer which two microphones supply a couple of loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional result on noise
  • A combining form meaning solid difficult firm as with stereo chemistry stereography

stereo meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1823 as a shortening of label (n.); 1876 as a shortening of stereoscope; 1954 as a shortening of stereophonic (adj.); the noun indicating "stereophonic record or tape player" is taped from 1964.

stereo - German to English


Sentence Examples with the word stereo

Damian turned down the stereo blasting trance music and faced her, crossing his arms as she closed the door.

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