surround sound
noun Date: 1969 sound reproduction that often uses three or more transmission channels to enhance the illusion of a live hearing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Surround sound — Surround sound, using multichannel audio, encompasses a range of techniques for enriching (expanding and deepening) the sound reproduction quality, of an audio source, with additional audio channels reproduced via additional, discrete speakers.… …   Wikipedia

  • Surround-Sound —   [dt. »umgebender (Raum)klang«], ein Tonwiedergabesystem zur Erzeugung von realistischen Raumklangeffekten. Surround Sound benötigt fünf Lautsprecherboxen. Je eine Box befindet sich links (vorne) und rechts (vorne), eine vorne in der Mitte… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Surround-Sound — 5.1 (sprich: „fünf punkt eins“), genauer Surround Sound 5.1, bezeichnet Mehrkanal Tonsysteme, bei denen fünf Hauptkanäle und ein separater Tieftoneffektkanal (LFE Kanal, Low Frequency Effect) zur Verfügung stehen. Zeichen für 5.1 Sound auf DVD… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Surround Sound — 5.1 (sprich: „fünf punkt eins“), genauer Surround Sound 5.1, bezeichnet Mehrkanal Tonsysteme, bei denen fünf Hauptkanäle und ein separater Tieftoneffektkanal (LFE Kanal, Low Frequency Effect) zur Verfügung stehen. Zeichen für 5.1 Sound auf DVD… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • surround-sound — sur round .sound surround sound n [U] a system of four or more ↑speakers (=pieces of equipment that sound comes out of) used so that sounds from a film or television programme come from all directions >surround sound adj [only before noun] ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • surround sound — noun : sound reproduction that often uses three or more transmission channels to surround the listener with sound and enhance the illusion of a live hearing * * * surˈround sound 7 [surround sound] noun uncountable a system for reproducing sound… …   Useful english dictionary

  • surround sound — F/A/V more complex stereo playback systems that use from two to five channels for realistic sound production. The popular term used to describe an experience where the sound surrounds you. This is best achieved using surround encoded material, a… …   Audio and video glossary

  • surround sound — /səˈraʊnd ˌsaʊnd/ (say suh rownd .sownd) noun an effect produced by a multichannel sound system with speakers positioned so as to surround the listener with sound, as in a cinema …   Australian English dictionary

  • surround sound — noun A multiple speaker sound system which gives the effect of being surrounded by sound …   Wiktionary

  • surround sound — UK / US noun [uncountable] a system of speakers that plays the sound from a television or a music system from several different directions around you, so that it seems very natural …   English dictionary

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