Definition of quadraphonic in English:

quadraphonic

Line breaks: quadra|phon¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌkwɒdrəˈfɒnɪk
 
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(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.

Origin

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

Derivatives

quadraphonically

adverb

quadraphonics

noun
More 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: /-ˈdrɒf(ə)ni/
noun

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