- stereoscopic photography.
- a stereoscopic photograph.
- stereophonic sound reproduction.
- a system or the equipment for reproducing stereophonic sound.
- Printing. stereotype(defs 1, 2).
- pertaining to stereophonic sound, stereoscopic photography, etc.
- Printing. stereotype(def 5).
Origin of stereo
- a combining form borrowed from Greek, where it meant “solid”, used with reference to hardness, solidity, three-dimensionality in the formation of compound words: stereochemistry; stereogram; stereoscope.
Origin of stereo-
Examples from the Web for stereo
It worked at home as a secondary computer to run Pandora through the stereo and such tasks.Errors in the Field
April 24, 2013
When we first started playing, we played for five minutes and the stereo broke.Phoenix on New Album ‘Bankrupt!’ and Journey to Rock Superstardom
April 22, 2013
Foster believes that Holmes used a stereo timer to set the music to start playing at midnight.Explosion of James Holmes’ Apartment Would Have Been ‘Catastrophic’
Christine Pelisek, Eliza Shapiro
July 23, 2012
You can stream your music from a Windows PC through your Xbox into your stereo.Can Microsoft Come Back? Dan Lyons’s Month Without Apple and Google
April 9, 2012
The leading indicator for his comeback has already spoken via a clear, stereo signal.Chris Brown's Shocking Comeback
Seth Colter Walls
February 11, 2011
I took Thorndyke's card out of my pocket and looked at the stereo.Highways in Hiding
George Oliver Smith
Remember that stereo shot we had taken just before we left Mars?Bedside Manner
The stereo house was open, and the little shops were brightly lighted.Badge of Infamy
Lester del Rey
I can read your thoughts as though they were flashed on a stereo screen!The Space Pioneers
He stood at the bar for nearly half an hour, watching the stereo and waiting.Sabotage in Space
- stereophonic soundto broadcast in stereo
- a stereophonic record player, tape recorder, etc
- stereoscopic photography
- a stereoscopic photograph
- printing short for stereotype
sometimes before a vowel stere-
- indicating three-dimensional quality or soliditystereoscope
Word Origin and History for stereo
word-forming element, before vowels stere-, from comb. form of Greek stereos "solid" (see stereotype).
- Solid; solid body:stereotropism.