What does stereo mean?

Definitions for stereo
ˈstɛr iˌoʊ, ˈstɪər-stereo

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stereo, stereophony, stereo system, stereophonic system(noun)

    reproducer in which two microphones feed two or more loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional effect to the sound

  2. stereo, stereoscopic picture, stereoscopic photograph(adj)

    two photographs taken from slightly different angles that appear three-dimensional when viewed together

  3. stereophonic, stereo, two-channel(adj)

    designating sound transmission from two sources through two channels


  1. stereo(Noun)

    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.

  2. stereo(Noun)

    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.

  3. stereo(Adjective)

    Of sound, music, etc, recorded in stereo.

  4. stereo(Adjective)

    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.

  5. STEREO(ProperNoun)

    A solar observation mission, consisting of two identical spacecraft, that will provide stereoscopic imaging of the Sun.

  6. Origin: Shortened form of stereotype, stereoscope or stereophonic, all originally derived from



    STEREO is a solar observation mission. Two nearly identical spacecraft were launched in 2006 into orbits around the sun that cause them to respectively pull farther ahead of and fall gradually behind the Earth. This enables stereoscopic imaging of the Sun and solar phenomena, such as coronal mass ejections.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stereo

    ster′ē-ō, adj. and n. a contr. of stereotype.

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Anagrams for stereo »

  1. Eostre

  2. e-store

How to pronounce stereo?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say stereo in sign language?

  1. stereo


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stereo in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stereo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of stereo in a Sentence

  1. President Gwynne Shotwell:

    It's not like adding a component to your stereo system, that engine is integral to overall design and architecture of your rocket.

  2. William John Bennett:

    The shortage of student loans may require ... divestiture of certain sorts-stereo divestiture, automobile divestiture, three-weeks-at-the-beach divestiture.

  3. Charles McDiarmid:

    We are so close to the ocean, and when the tides are high and a storm is in full force, the water will actually come up right under The Pointe Restaurant, where wehave an exterior laser microphone that brings the sound of the crashing waves right into the restaurant in real time and full stereo.

Images & Illustrations of stereo

  1. stereostereostereostereostereo

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  • ستيريوArabic
  • stereoanlægDanish
  • στέρεοGreek
  • stereotFinnish
  • סטריאוHebrew
  • ステレオJapanese
  • 스테레오Korean
  • stereo, sprzęt stereo, dźwięk stereo, stereograf, stereogramPolish
  • стерео, стереосистема, стереофонический, стереоскопический, сrереоRussian
  • stereo, stereoanläggningSwedish

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