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mul·ti·me·di·a

 (mŭl′tē-mē′dē-ə, -tī-)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
The combined use of media, such as movies, music, lighting, and the internet, as for education, entertainment, or advertising.
adj.
1. Of or relating to the combined use of several media: a multimedia installation at the art gallery.
2. Computers Of or relating to an application that integrates different media, such as text, graphics, video, and sound.

multimedia

(ˌmʌltɪˈmiːdɪə)
pl n
(Communications & Information) the combined use of media such as television, slides, etc, esp in education
adj
1. (Communications & Information) of or relating to the use of a combination of media: multimedia teaching aids.
2. (Computer Science) computing of or relating to any of various systems which can manipulate data in a variety of forms, such as sound, graphics, or text

mul•ti•me•di•a

(ˌmʌl tiˈmi di ə, ˌmʌl taɪ-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
1. the combined use of several media, as sound and video in a computer application.
adj.
2. of or involving the use of several media simultaneously.
3. having or offering the use of various communications or promotional media.
[1960–65]
mul`ti•me′di•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.multimedia - transmission that combine media of communication (text and graphics and sound etc.)multimedia - transmission that combine media of communication (text and graphics and sound etc.)
transmission - communication by means of transmitted signals
hypermedia, hypermedia system, interactive multimedia, interactive multimedia system - a multimedia system in which related items of information are connected and can be presented together
Translations
multimédia

multimedia

[ˈmʌltɪˈmiːdɪə] ADJ [aids, presentation] (also Comput) → multimedia

multimedia

[ˌmʌltiˈmiːdiə] n
(= products with sound, pictures, film) → multimédia m
(EDUCATION)multimédia m
(ART)multimédia m multimedia machinemultimedia machine nordinateur m multimédiamulti-millionaire multimillionaire [ˌmʌltimɪliəˈnɛər] nmultimillionnaire m/f, multimilliardaire m/f
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