Definitions for muzakˈmyu zæk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Mu•zak*ˈmyu zæk

  1. recorded background music transmitted by radio, telephone, or satellite, as to offices or restaurants.

    Category: Trademark

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  1. Muzak(ProperNoun)

    Recorded background music transmitted by wire, radio or compact disc on a subscription basis to places of business, etc.

  2. Muzak(ProperNoun)

    Easy listening music in general.

  3. Origin: Derived from a play on the word "music" incorporating the "-ak" from Kodak, by Muzak Corporation (later Muzak Holdings, LLC), a company which pioneered the creation of the genre.

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  1. Muzak Holdings

    Muzak is a subsidiary of Mood Media best known for distribution of background music to retail stores and other companies. Mood Media purchased Muzak Holdings for $345 million in 2011, including $305 million in cash. The company has chosen to consolidate Muzak into a sensory overload system to manipulate buying habits. Muzak's restructuring through Mood Media is reportedly intended to allow the company to calm their audiences and make them more receptive to advertising.

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