Definition of quadraphonic in English:

Share this entry

quadraphonic

Pronunciation: /ˌkwɒdrəˈfɒnɪk/
(also quadrophonic)

adjective

(Of sound reproduction) transmitted through four channels: a CD player with quadraphonic sound
More example sentences
  • Scientists can't check Ohno's hypothesis by watching the DVD of the Y's life story, complete with quadraphonic sound.
  • Simplified, Black Box is four giant, central screens in a cube-shaped room decked out with top-gun quadraphonic sound.
  • It goes beyond quadraphonic, heading for a sound stage of 360 degrees.

Derivatives

quadraphonically

adverb

quadraphonics

Pronunciation: /ˌkwɒdrəˈfɒnɪks/
plural noun
Example sentences
  • The great orchestral suite was premiered during the First World War and used to show off every recording innovation ever after, from electrical to quadraphonics.

quadraphony

Pronunciation: /kwɒˈdrɒf(ə)ni/
noun

Origin

1960s: from quadri- 'four' + a shortened form of stereophonic.

Words that rhyme with quadraphonic

anachronic, animatronic, bionic, Brythonic, bubonic, Byronic, canonic, carbonic, catatonic, chalcedonic, chronic, colonic, conic, cyclonic, daemonic, demonic, diatonic, draconic, electronic, embryonic, euphonic, harmonic, hegemonic, histrionic, homophonic, hypersonic, iconic, ionic, ironic, isotonic, laconic, macaronic, Masonic, Miltonic, mnemonic, monotonic, moronic, Napoleonic, philharmonic, phonic, Platonic, Plutonic, polyphonic, sardonic, saxophonic, siphonic, Slavonic, sonic, stereophonic, subsonic, subtonic, symphonic, tectonic, Teutonic, thermionic, tonic, transonic, ultrasonic
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.