quadraphonic

adjective quad·ra·phon·ic \ ˌkwä-drə-ˈfä-nik \
variants: or less commonly quadriphonic

Definition of quadraphonic

:of, relating to, or using four channels for the transmission, recording, or reproduction of sound

quadraphonics

or quadriphonics play \ˌkwä-drə-ˈfä-niks\ noun, plural in form but singular in construction

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Origin and Etymology of quadraphonic

irregular from quadri- + -phonic (as in stereophonic)


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