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multimedia

Syllabification: mul·ti·me·di·a
Pronunciation: /ˌməltēˈmēdēə
 
, ˌməltīˈmēdēə
 
/

Definition of multimedia in English:

adjective

1(Of art, education, etc.) using more than one medium of expression or communication: a multimedia art form
More 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?

noun

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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.

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