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audio-

pref.
1. Hearing: audio-lingual.
2. Sound: audiophile.

[From Latin audīre, to hear; see au- in Indo-European roots.]

audio-

combining form
indicating hearing or sound: audiometer; audiovisual.
[from Latin audīre to hear]

au•di•o

(ˈɔ diˌoʊ)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or employed in the transmission, reception, or reproduction of sound.
2. of or pertaining to frequencies or signals in the audible range.
3. designating an electronic apparatus using audio frequencies: audio amplifier.
n.
4.
a. the audio elements of television (disting. from video).
b. the circuits in a receiver for reproducing sound.
5. the field of sound recording, transmission, reception, and reproduction.
[1920–25; audio-]

audio-

a combining form with the meanings “sound within the range of human hearing” (audiometer), “hearing” (audiology), “sound reproduction” (audiophile).
[< Latin audī- (s. of audīre to hear) + -o-]
Translations

audio-

(oːdiəu) prefix
of sound or hearing.
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