Stereo is defined as sound that seems to be coming from various directions.
An example of stereo is two people saying the same thing at the same time.
- a stereophonic high-fidelity sound reproduction device: turn on the stereo
- a stereophonic system or effect: to record in stereo
- a stereoscopic system or effect
- a stereoscopic picture, film, etc.
- solid, firm: stereotomy
- three-dimensional: stereoscope
Origin of stereo-from Classical Greek stereos, hard, firm, solid from Indo-European base an unverified form ster-, stiff from source stare
- a. A stereophonic sound-reproduction system.b. Stereophonic sound.
- A stereotype.
- A stereoscopic system or photograph.
- Solid; solid body: stereolithography.
- Three-dimensional: stereoscope.
Origin of stereo-Greek from stereos solid ; see ster-1 in Indo-European roots.
- A system of recording or reproducing sound that uses two channels, each playing a portion of the original sound in such a way as to create the illusion of locating the sound at a particular position, each offset from the other, thereby more accurately imitating the location of the original sound when the recorded or reproduced sound is heard.
- A device used for playing music, usually in the home, that reproduces sound using stereo.
- He liked to listen to classical music on his stereo.
- Of sound, music, etc, recorded in stereo.
- Of a pair of images: one depicting the view as would be seen from one eye and the other from the other eye, so that when viewed appropriately, they combine to give an impression of three dimensions.
From "Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory"