stereophonic

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stereophonic

(of a system for recording, reproducing, or broadcasting sound) using two or more separate microphones to feed two or more loudspeakers through separate channels in order to give a spatial effect to the sound

stereophonic

[¦ster·ē·ə′fän·ik]
(engineering acoustics)
Pertaining to three-dimensional pickup or reproduction of sound, as achieved by using two or more separate audio channels. Also known as stereo.

stereophonic

Sound reproduction that uses two channels (left and right) and mostly referred to as "stereo." Contrast with monophonic systems that use a single channel (see monophonic) and surround sound systems that use from five to seven channels (see surround sound).