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 (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.
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.
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pl n
(Communications & Information) the combined use of media such as television, slides, etc, esp in education
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
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(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.
2. of or involving the use of several media simultaneously.
3. having or offering the use of various communications or promotional media.
mul`ti•me′di•al, adj.
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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
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[ˈmʌltɪˈmiːdɪə] ADJ [aids, presentation] (also Comput) → multimedia
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[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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