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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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 The European-style house came with an electric wall of windows, walnut and marble floors, home theater and serenity garden with koi pond. Catherine Reagor, azcentral, "Luxury homes: Former Phoenix Sun Jeff Hornacek sells Paradise Valley home," 14 May 2018 Roughly 17,000 square feet, the home sits on 5.34 acres and has a 2-story entry hall, a large living room with bronze french doors, a terrace spanning the rear of the house, a billiards room, a home theater, a wine cellar and a gym. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Massive Connecticut Estate Sells for 50% off," 21 Dec. 2018 The home has six bedrooms, 10 full bathrooms, a home theater, a gourmet kitchen -- and for the sports fan, an indoor basketball court, a pool, a gym, batting cages and a baseball field. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, "Orioles star Adam Jones buys Cal Ripken Jr.'s former home, per report," 17 May 2018 Powerful hardware that hits all the specs (HDR10, Dolby Vision, and Atmos) to get the most out of your TV and home theater gear. Chris Welch, The Verge, "The Verge Cord Cutter’s Guide: hardware, software, and services," 20 Dec. 2018 Same-store sales, a key measure of a retailer’s health, jumped 6 percent as shoppers bought products from home theater components to gaming devices to mobile phones. Damian J. Troise, The Seattle Times, "Best Buy quarterly sales jump, but outlook weighs on shares," 28 Aug. 2018 Elsewhere, there’s a home theater, a music room and a billiards room. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Houston Mansion Lists for $30 Million," 5 Mar. 2018 For now, this do-it-all home theater system seems very interesting. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "Google and JBL’s all-in-one soundbar combines Android TV and Google Home," 7 May 2018

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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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