ambisonics

[ am-bi-son-iks ]
/ ˌæm bɪˈsɒn ɪks /

noun

(used with a singular verb) a system of sound reproduction that uses a combination of channels and speakers to produce an effect of surrounding the listener with the sound.

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Origin of ambisonics

First recorded in 1970–75; ambi- + son(ic) + -ics

OTHER WORDS FROM ambisonics

am·bi·son·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ambisonics

ambisonics
/ (ˌæmbɪˈsɒnɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the technique of reproducing and transmitting surround soundSee surround sound
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