Definition of multimedia in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmʌltɪmiːdɪə/


1(Of art, education, etc.) using more than one medium of expression or communication.
Example sentences
  • It is a mix of unique live performances coupled with digital and multimedia art, which flow into each other.
  • The predominance of multimedia art in Korea is due largely to the environment in which it is being created.
  • Is it a college nearby with a strong curriculum for multimedia training and development?
1.1(Of computer applications) incorporating audio and video, especially interactively: multimedia applications
More example sentences
  • Apple released QuickTime 7.3.1 Thursday afternoon to address several security flaws in the multimedia tool.
  • In the last few minutes he has now decided to play a multimedia promo CD.
  • All big motherboard makers have already established divisions for CD / DVD drives, multimedia products, cases or network products long ago.


[mass noun]
1The use of a variety of artistic or communicative media.
Example sentences
  • The Turn is a vast project, which encompasses music, video and multimedia.
  • There are also dozens of sculptures, ceramics, photographs, installations and multi-media.
  • If multimedia is used, provide text transcripts of audio, and descriptions of video.
1.1An extension of hypertext allowing the provision of audio and video material cross-referenced to a computer text.
Example sentences
  • Many of our fellows also worked in the sphere of multimedia as well as computer games.
  • In fact, almost any computer sold today is multimedia and video production-ready.
  • Her research interests are in educational uses of computers and in interactive multimedia.

Words that rhyme with multimedia

acedia, encyclopedia, media

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