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au·di·o

 (ô′dē-ō′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to recorded, transmitted, or reproduced sound.
2. Of or relating to humanly audible sound.
n. pl. au·di·os
1. Recorded or reproduced sound.
2. Audible sound.
3. A sound signal or recording.
4. The part of television or movie equipment that has to do with sound.

[From audio-.]

audio

(ˈɔːdɪˌəʊ)
n (modifier)
1. (Physiology) of or relating to sound or hearing: audio frequency.
2. (Electronics) relating to or employed in the transmission, reception, or reproduction of sound
3. (General Physics) of, concerned with, or operating at audio frequencies
[C20: independent use of audio-]

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-]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.audio - the audible part of a transmitted signalaudio - the audible part of a transmitted signal; "they always raise the audio for commercials"
telecasting, television, TV, video - broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "she is a star of screen and video"; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
auditory communication - communication that relies on hearing
2.audio - an audible acoustic wave frequencyaudio - an audible acoustic wave frequency  
frequence, frequency, oftenness - the number of occurrences within a given time period; "the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second"; "the frequency of his seizures increased as he grew older"
3.audio - a recording of acoustic signalsaudio - a recording of acoustic signals  
audiotape - a tape recording of sound
phonograph record, phonograph recording, disc, platter, record, disk - sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
recording - a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded
soundtrack - sound recording on a narrow strip of a motion picture film
talking book - sound recording of someone reading a book; frequently used by blind people
4.audio - the sound elements of televisionaudio - the sound elements of television  
constituent, element, component - an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
television system, television - a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
Translations

audio

[ˈɔːdɪəu]
A. ADJde audio
B. Naudio m
C. CPD audio book Naudiolibro m
audio cassette Ncassette f, cinta f de audio
audio equipment Nequipo m de audio
audio frequency Naudiofrecuencia f
audio recording Ngrabación f en audio
audio system Nsistema m audio

audio

[ˈɔːdiəʊ] adj [cassette, equipment, tape] → audio inv

audio

in cpdsAudio-;
audio book
nHörbuch nt
audio card
n (Comput) → Soundkarte f
audio cassette
nKassette f, → Audiokassette f
audio equipment
n (in recording studio) → Tonaufzeichnungsgeräte pl, → Audiogeräte pl; (= hi-fi)Stereoanlage f
audio frequency
nHörfrequenz f
audioguide
nAudioguide m, tragbares Gerät mit Kopfhörer zum Abhören von Infos über Exponate in Museen etc

audio

:
audio pollution
audio response
n (Comput) → Sprachausgabe f
audio typist
audiovisual
adjaudiovisuell

audio

[ˈɔːdɪˌəʊ] adj audio equipmentapparecchi mpl audiovisivi
audio tape → audiocassetta
References in periodicals archive ?
Dolby Laboratories is dedicated to the improvement and evolution of sound recording and reproduction, and has been the leading force in film sound for over 25 years.