surround sound

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surround sound
 
n
Compare quadraphonics See also ambisonics a system of sound recording and reproduction that uses three or more independent recording channels and loudspeakers in order to give the impression that the listener is surrounded by the sound sources

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Main Entry:  surround sound
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a stereophonic sound system with multiple speakers placed around the listening area to enhance the effect
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