Meaning of “surround sound” in the English Dictionary

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"surround sound" in British English

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surround soundnoun [ U ]

uk /səˈraʊnd ˌsaʊnd/ us /səˈraʊnd ˌsaʊnd/

a system for playing sounds, especially in cinemas, that uses three or more loudspeakers so that the person listening seems to be surrounded by the sound

(Definition of “surround sound” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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