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stereo-

(word root) solid
Examples of words with the root stereo-: stereogram, stereoscope
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ster·e·o

 (stĕr′ē-ō′, stîr′-)
n. pl. ster·e·os
1.
a. A stereophonic sound-reproduction system.
b. Stereophonic sound.
2. A stereotype.
3. A stereoscopic system or photograph.
adj.
1. Stereophonic.
2. Stereoscopic.
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stereo

(ˈstɛrɪəʊ; ˈstɪər-)
adj
(Electronics) short for stereophonic, stereoscopic
n, pl stereos
1. (Electronics) stereophonic sound: to broadcast in stereo.
2. (Electronics) a stereophonic record player, tape recorder, etc
3. (Photography) photog
a. stereoscopic photography
b. a stereoscopic photograph
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing short for stereotype
[C20: shortened form]
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ster•e•o

(ˈstɛr iˌoʊ, ˈstɪər-)

n., pl. ster•e•os,
adj. n.
1. a system or equipment for reproducing stereophonic sound.
2. stereophonic sound reproduction.
3. stereoscopic photography.
4. a stereoscopic photograph.
adj.
6. pertaining to stereophonic sound, stereoscopic photography, etc.
[1815–25]

stereo-

a combining form meaning “solid,” “solid body or figure,” “three-dimensions”: stereochemistry; stereogram; stereoscope.
Also, esp. before a vowel,stere-.
[< Greek, comb. form of stereós hard, solid]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stereo - reproducer in which two microphones feed two or more loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional effect to the soundstereo - reproducer in which two microphones feed two or more loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional effect to the sound
amplifier - electronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it
boom box, ghetto blaster - a portable stereo
iPod - (trademark) a pocket-sized device used to play music files
quadraphonic system, quadraphony, quadriphonic system - a stereophonic sound recording or reproducing system using four separate channels
reproducer - an audio system that can reproduce and amplify signals to produce sound
Walkman - (trademark) a pocket-sized stereo system with light weight earphones
2.stereo - two photographs taken from slightly different angles that appear three-dimensional when viewed together
anaglyph - moving or still pictures in contrasting colors that appear three-dimensional when superimposed
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
Adj.1.stereo - designating sound transmission from two sources through two channelsstereo - designating sound transmission from two sources through two channels
electronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
biaural, binaural - relating to or having or hearing with two ears; "binaural hearing"
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Translations
إستيريوفوني: صوْت مُجَسَّمجِهاز راديو وأسْطُواناتسِتِرْيُومَرْكَزٌ موسيقى
stereostereopřehrávač
stereoanlægi stereomusikanlægstereo
stereotstereolaitteisto
stereo
sztereo-sztereó lemezjátszósztereofelvétel
stereó, tvírása-stereó-; kvikmynd í òremur víddumstereótæki
システムコンポステレオ
스테레오오디오 세트
stereostereoaparatas
stereostereoattēlsstereoiekārtastereoskaņa
stereo
stereo
stereomusikanläggning
ระบบเสียงแบบสเตอริโอ
stereostereo pikap/cihaziki/çift kanallımüzik seti
âm thanh nổihệ thống âm thanh tích hợp

stereo

[ˈsterɪəʊ]
A. N (= hi-fi equipment) → equipo m estereofónico; (= sound) → estéreo m
in stereoen estéreo
B. ADJestereofónico
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stereo

[ˈstɛriəʊ]
n
(= sound) → stéréo f
in stereo → en stéréo
(also stereo system) → chaîne f stéréo
adj [hi-fi, equipment, speakers, TV, radio, recording, cassette, effect] → stéréo inv
a stereo hi-fi → une chaîne stéréo
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stereo

nStereo nt; (= record-player)Stereoanlage f; in stereoin Stereo; on the stereoauf einem Stereogerät
adjStereo-; stereo unitStereoanlage f
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stereo

[ˈstɛrɪəʊ]
1. n (hi-fi equipment) → stereo m inv; (sound) → stereofonia
in stereo → in stereofonia
2. adjstereofonico/a, stereo inv
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stereo

(ˈsteriəu) adjective
short for stereophonic or stereoscopic. a stereo recording.
noun
1. stereophonic equipment, especially a record-player. Have you got (a) stereo?
2. stereophonic sound or stereoscopic vision. recorded/filmed in stereo.
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stereo

سِتِرْيُو, مَرْكَزٌ موسيقى stereo, stereopřehrávač musikanlæg, stereoanlæg Audiosystem, Stereoanlage στερεοφωνικό equipo de música, estéreo stereolaitteisto, stereot chaîne, chaîne hi-fi stereo stereo システムコンポ, ステレオ 스테레오, 오디오 세트 muziekcentrum, stereo musikkanlegg, stereo centrum muzyczne, zestaw stereo aparelhagem de música, aparelho de som, toca-fitas проигрыватель с двумя динамиками, система воспроизведения стерео звука musikanläggning, stereo ระบบเสียงแบบสเตอริโอ müzik seti, stereo âm thanh nổi, hệ thống âm thanh tích hợp 立体声, 组合音响
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A MAN who stole 16 car stereos after breaking into car showrooms has been jailed for eight months.
Now police are trying to find the owners of the stereos which include a Goodmans CD player, Clarion CD player and Venturer CD player.
A MANY cars have unique stereos to make it more difficult for thieves to sell them on.