surround sound


Definition of surround sound

: sound reproduction that often uses three or more transmission channels to enhance the illusion of a live hearing

Examples of surround sound in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My final excessive add-on was the Burmester surround sound system, which costs an insane $4500. Car and Driver, 3 Sep. 2022 The cabin will come equipped with wide-screen TVs, DVD and Blu-ray players, a surround sound system by ALTO Aviation and ambient lighting. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 7 July 2022 Alexa was the only one at the time that could stream music throughout the house; the Conrads loved the idea of having a surround sound system pervade their entire home. Steven Aquino, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 Tech goodies includes a head-up display; a 16-speaker, 464-watt Harman Kardon surround sound system; and iDrive 8, which now supports over-the-air updates. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 6 Aug. 2022 The documentary is produced under the Experience Hendrix label, which is owned and operated by the Hendrix family, and features previously unseen color footage of the performance mixed in surround sound, as well as new interviews with key players. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 5 July 2022 On the technical side, ambience soundscapes have been mixed for surround sound. Kris Holt, Forbes, 28 June 2022 One speakers for surround sound is definitely worth it. Christian De Looper, BGR, 7 June 2022 Delivering crisp, clear surround sound with up to 12 hours of play time, these speakers will enhance the experience of listening to music and podcasts. Editors Of Men's Health, Men's Health, 4 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of surround sound

1954, in the meaning defined above

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7 Sep 2022

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“Surround sound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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