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stereo

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noun ste·reo \ˈster-ē-ˌō, ˈstir-\

Simple Definition of stereo

  • : a piece of electronic equipment that plays the radio, CDs, etc., and that uses two speakers for the sound

  • : a way of recording and playing back sound so that the sound comes from two directions

Full Definition of stereo

plural ste·re·os

  1. 1 :  stereotype

  2. 2 [by shortening] a :  stereophonic reproductionb :  a stereophonic sound system

Circa 1823

First Known Use of stereo

circa 1823

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stereo

adjective ste·reo

Simple Definition of stereo

  • : of or relating to a system that directs sound through two speakers

Full Definition of stereo

  1. 1a :  stereoscopicb :  produced by or as if by means of a stereotype

  2. 2 :  stereophonic

1876

First Known Use of stereo

1876


STEREO Defined for Kids

stereo

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noun ste·reo \ˈster-ē-ˌō, ˈstir-\

Definition of stereo

plural ste·re·os

  1. :  a sound system that reproduces the effect of listening to the original sound

stereo adjective <stereo speakers>




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