home theater


Definition of home theater

: an entertainment system for the home that usually consists of a large television with video components (such as a DVD player and VCR) and an audio system offering surround sound

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Now, the company has opened a spritzed-up staging with new cast members and sharper tech at its own home theater. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Review: In latest production at Lamb’s Players Theatre, ‘miXtape’ still has the right stuff," 1 July 2019 The price tag goes toward getting meals prepared by a private chef, housekeeping, and enjoying with an infinity pool, a home theater, and a wet bar. Selena Barrientos, House Beautiful, "Airbnb Luxe is Here, and You Can Now Rent an Entire Island for $146,000 a Night," 27 June 2019 This room is ideal for a game room, home theater or family room. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: New construction in Orinda delivers thoughtful design and incredible views," 26 June 2019 The Santa Barbara-style mansion was originally built in 1984 and features 15-foot ceilings, a home theater and a walk-in wine vault. Ebony Day, azcentral, "Paradise Valley mansion with exercise room off master suite sells for $3.65M," 24 June 2019 The property includes a castle-like main house, cottages and apartments with a total of 10 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms, a home theater, a library, a game room and a wine cellar. Neal J. Leitereg And Lauren Beale, latimes.com, "Hot Property Newsletter: Passing go," 22 June 2019 The clapboard-sided transitional main residence is painted a fetchingly deep shade of grey and features all the requisite luxury amenities: there’s an oversized wine room, billiards room, library, butler’s pantry, gym, and a home theater. Variety, The Mercury News, "Apttus co-founder Kent Perkocha scores $22 million Atherton estate," 9 June 2019 Details of note include high ceilings, wide-plank oak floors and a home theater with tiered seating. Neal J. Leitereg, latimes.com, "'West Wing' star Rob Lowe seeks $47 million for empty nest in Montecito," 30 June 2018 Within the premiere suite, guests are also greeted with luxurious amenities and a state-of-the-art home theater system. Lindsay Silberman, Town & Country, "Take a peek inside the art deco resort in Miami Beach that hosted old Hollywood's finest.," 12 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of home theater

1982, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of home theater

: an entertainment system for your home that usually includes a large television, a DVD player or VCR, and a sound system with many speakers

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