Definition of surround sound in English:

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surround sound

Pronunciation: /səˈround sound/


A system of stereophonic sound involving three or more speakers surrounding the listener so as to create a more realistic effect.
Example sentences
  • The best gaming PCs come with a complete 5.1 speaker system for true digital surround sound.
  • An entertainment system with surround sound can transform this room into a home theater.
  • No benchmark could ever provide a definitive evaluation system for surround sound.

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Syllabification: sur·round sound

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