designating the reproduction of noise using several independent audio stations
- 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
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.
Damian turned down the stereo blasting trance music and faced her, crossing his arms as she closed the door.