MP3

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MP3

 (ĕm′pē-thrē′)
n.
1. An MPEG standard used especially for digitally transmitting music.
2. A file containing a song or other audio data that is encoded using this standard: The band's MP3s can be downloaded from their website.

[From MP(EG-1 layer) 3.]
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MP3

abbreviation for
1. (Computer Science) MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3: tradename for software created by the Motion Picture Experts Group that enables files to be compressed quickly to 10% or less of their original size for storage on disk or hard drive or esp for transfer across the internet
2. (Computer Science) an audio or video file created in this way
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MP3

the file extension for MPEG Audio Layer-3, a set of standards for compressing and downloading audio files from the Internet. Compare MPEG.
[1990–95]
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Translations

MP3

[ˌempiːˈθriː]
A. NMP3 m
B. CPD MP3 player Nreproductor m MP3
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MP3

[ˌɛmpiːˈθriː] nMP3 m, mp3 m
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MP3

nMP3; MP3 playerMP3-Player m
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This Mac DVD Ripper is fast in ripping DVD to all popular video and audio formats as it includes the features of DVD Ripper and DVD Audio Ripper. It can rip DVD to video formats including MP4, AVI, MOV, M4V, 3GP, MPG, MPEG, FLV, etc; and it also can convert DVD to MP3, M4A, AAC, AC3, etc.