adjective

  • 1

    ‘stereo equipment’
    short for stereophonic
    • ‘You generally do both stereo and surround mixes at the same time?’
    • ‘The audio comes in a stereo mix, which sounds fairly hollow.’
    • ‘Two stereo surround sound mixes, both in English, are offered here.’
    • ‘In addition, the rear panel contains separate stereo microphone and stereo line inputs.’
    • ‘If you plan to play the audio through your stereo system, as in a home theater, make sure the DVD player has a digital-audio output.’
    • ‘With him, I do things I might not do on my own, like the time that Stan, an avid guitar player, took me shopping for high-end stereo equipment.’
    • ‘A mono mix is appropriate since stereo sound was rarely used, if at all, in the early forties.’
    • ‘Your ears will hear pristine audio from built-in stereo speakers.’
    • ‘The original stereo mix sounds best to these ears.’
    • ‘You get the show shot in full frame and a pretty fine stereo sound mix.’
    • ‘Sound is a typical stereo mix for films of this age.’
    • ‘Since the included stereo track also sounds relatively cramped and subdued, optional subtitles should have been included.’
    • ‘Manufacturers are notorious for overrating the power of their stereo equipment.’
    • ‘Consumer imports include cosmetics, stereo equipment, sporting goods, and household products.’
    • ‘This is something else; a poor wrenching of mono sound into a stereo mix.’
    • ‘Sound is a mono feed into a basic stereo output and sounds good considering its age.’
    • ‘This device allows the stereo focus of the sound to change according to the movements of the actor's head, and for his own voice and breathing to be recorded in the most intimate way.’
    • ‘The room wasn't built for a huge entertainment center with surround sound and stereo equipment.’
    • ‘I played on my stereo headphones and I could already discern the direction various sounds are coming from.’
    • ‘And they can hear it in full stereo sound… even Dolby surround sound if you want.’
  • 2Photography

    short for stereoscopic

Pronunciation:

stereo

/ˈstɛrɪəʊ//ˈstɪərɪəʊ/