quadraphony

[ kwo-draf-uh-nee ]
/ kwɒˈdræf ə ni /

noun

high-fidelity sound reproduction involving signals transmitted through four different channels.

Nearby words

  1. quadrantic hemianopsia,
  2. quadrantid,
  3. quadrantids,
  4. quadraphonic,
  5. quadraphonics,
  6. quadraplegic,
  7. quadrasonic,
  8. quadrat,
  9. quadrate,
  10. quadrate foramen

Origin of quadraphony

1965–70; quadra-, variant of quadri- + -phony

Also called quad·ra·phon·ics [kwod-ruh-fon-iks] /ˌkwɒd rəˈfɒn ɪks/, quadriphonics, quad·ra·son·ics [kwod-ruh-son-iks] /ˌkwɒd rəˈsɒn ɪks/, quadrisonics.

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