multiroom

adjective

mul·​ti·​room ˌməl-tē-ˈrüm How to pronounce multiroom (audio)
-ˌtī-,
-ˈru̇m
: having or involving more than one room
a multiroom apartment
a multiroom party/exhibit
specifically : designed for or involving the playing of audio or audiovisual content (such as music or movies) in more than one room at the same time
a multiroom sound system
multiroom speakers
multiroom streaming

Examples of multiroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2018, AirPlay 2 launched with iOS 11.4, improving and expanding AirPlay’s buffering, multiroom capabilities, and control functionality across macOS and iOS devices. Abby Ferguson, Popular Science, 13 Mar. 2024 There’s a sprawling rooftop pool perfect for laps and a multiroom gym with machines and free weights. Katie Lockhart, Travel + Leisure, 26 Nov. 2023 AirPlay 2 is a great multiroom audio standard, but there’s always been a frustrating gap between affordable AirPlay 2 receivers and very expensive high-end ones from the likes of Denon and Sonos. Wes Davis, The Verge, 22 Nov. 2023 The Lodge is ideal for a romantic getaway or a group golf trip, while the multiroom accommodations at The Cloister are great for families. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, 19 Oct. 2023 Beyond this, this smart speaker benefits from hands-free Alexa and Sonos Voice Control, as well as the intuitive Sonos app, which smoothly handles everything from multiroom setup to music streaming. PCMAG, 18 Sep. 2023 So, parents staying in one of the 14 expansive multiroom luxury suites on the boat could join to one of the 67 other rooms, where a nanny and children could stay. Jennifer Billock, Travel + Leisure, 28 Mar. 2023 The other option is multiroom audio, which uses AirPlay. PCMAG, 18 Jan. 2023 At $80 and above, the humidifiers are typically suitable for multiroom usage and may feature larger tanks, target humidity settings and automatic shut-off. Chicago Tribune, 17 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multiroom was in 1912

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“Multiroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiroom. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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