Muzak

(redirected from Musak)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Musak: elevator music

Mu·zak

 (myo͞o′zăk′)
A trademark for background music or television transmitted especially to places of business on a subscription basis.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Muzak

(ˈmjuːzæk)
n
(Music, other) trademark recorded light music played in shops, restaurants, factories, etc, to entertain, increase sales or production, etc
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

Mu•zak

(ˈmyu zæk)
Trademark.
recorded background music transmitted by radio, telephone, or satellite, as to offices or restaurants.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Translations

Muzak

® [ˈmjuːzæk] Nhilo m musical
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Muzak®

[ˈmjuːzæk] n (in shop, restaurant)musique f de fond
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Muzak®

nfunktionelle Musik, Berieselungsmusik f (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The Minister said Astore highway, perishing and musak power projects and many other uplift schemes would accelerate pace of economic development in the area.
"Caputova has a history of fighting for the common people as a public-interest lawyer and brings much-needed non-confrontational style and liberal values to the public debate," Ivan Musak, 52, told Reuters as he cast his vote in Bratislava.
I caught the words "some nutter has just..." aboved the piped musak.
VENUE: Black Box Tickets: PS13 and PS10 concession Irish band OKO improvise on skeletal compositions drawing on a wealth of influences such as krautrock, vintage TV shows, free jazz, noise, ambient, dub, drum 'n' bass, dubstep, musak, hip-hop, IDM and more.
Musak yw'r enw wrth gwrs ar gerddoriaeth ail-law ac yn aml mae'n eich cyfarch chi mewn siopau, er dwn i ddim pam.
Pat Allan The Smiths and other early 1980s bands were the voice of a generation which grew up under Thatcherism, unlike the lapdancing musak of the current era.
He now has releases on Toolroom Records, Nervous Records, Sphera Records, Hotfingers, Deepperfect Records, Ole Music, Musik X-press, Musak Records, Distino Recordings, Real4Play and Streetside Records.
It is a small gripe, but it can be a little frustrating when originality is lost, swimming a sea of club musak. It is especially annoying when the good bits can be really quite excellent.
We do not hear these sounds, so the theory goes, because they are a constant background noise that we are incapable of noticing--elevator musak for the whole universe, but less irritating.
It is a quiet corner of the world Only a couple of miles from the city centre Where shoppers enter the temple of Primark And Musak pours from a thousand stores.