surround sound

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surround sound

n.
A system of recording and playing back audio that uses four or more separate channels.

surround sound

n
(Electronics) a system of sound recording and reproduction that uses three or more independent recording channels and loudspeakers in order to give the impression that the listener is surrounded by the sound sources. Compare quadraphonics See also ambisonics
Translations

surround sound

n (TV, Radio) → Surround-Sound m; (= sytem)Surround-Sound-System nt
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