surround soundsurround sound
- A method of using multiple speakers to give the effect of being surrounded by sound.
- (uncountable) The effect of being surrounded by sound.
- Alternative spelling of surround sound.
surround sound - Computer Definition
An audio recording and playback system that uses five or more channels plus a subwoofer channel. Surround sound is used primarily for movies and games. Following are the various surround sound speaker arrangements. See 10-foot user interface, Dolby Digital, DTS, object-based audio, 3D audio and imaging.