Associations to the word «Stereo»


STEREO, noun. A system of recording or reproducing sound that uses two channels, each playing a portion of the original sound in such a way as to create the illusion of locating the sound at a particular position, each offset from the other, thereby more accurately imitating the location of the original sound when the recorded or reproduced sound is heard.
STEREO, noun. Any object equipped with audio components that reproduces sound in stereo, such as a stereo console in the home.
STEREO, adjective. Of sound, music, etc, recorded in stereo.
STEREO, adjective. Of a pair of images: one depicting the view as would be seen from one eye and the other from the other eye, so that when viewed appropriately, they combine to give an impression of three dimensions.
STEREO, proper noun. A solar observation mission, consisting of two identical spacecraft, that will provide stereoscopic imaging of the Sun.

Dictionary definition

STEREO, noun. Reproducer in which two microphones feed two or more loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional effect to the sound.
STEREO, noun. Two photographs taken from slightly different angles that appear three-dimensional when viewed together.
STEREO, adjective. Designating sound transmission from two sources through two channels.

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