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ambiophony the reproduction of sound to create an illusion to a listener of being in a spacious room, such as a concert hall.
audiophil a person who is enthusiastic about hi-fidelity sound reproduction.
audiophile a person who is enthusiastic about hi-fidelity sound reproduction.
cassingle a prerecorded cassette tape of a single disc.
choon a piece of recorded music that one likes.
elpee a long-playing record.
foldback in multitrack recording, a process for returning a signal to a performer instantly.
gramophonic relating to gramophones.
gramophonically (Adv.) GRAMOPHONIC, relating to gramophones.
mike (Short for) microphone; (verb) to record by use of a microphone.
minisystem a set of hi-fi equipment in which the components are smaller than standard size.
mixdown in sound recording, the transfer of a multitrack master mix to two-track stereo tape.
mixtape a compilation of songs from various sources.
overside the other side of a phonograph record.
periphonic relating to a sound system with many speakers.
phono (Coll.) a record-player.
preamp (Short for) preamplifier.
pretape to record to tape in advance.
quadraphonic of, relating to, or using four channels for the transmission, recording, or reproduction of sound.
quadrasonic relating to a system of sound recording and reproduction that uses four independent loudspeakers to give directional sources of sound.
quadrasonics a system of sound recording and reproduction that uses four independent loudspeakers to give directional sources of sound.
quadriphonic of, relating to, or using four channels for the transmission, recording, or reproduction of sound.
quadriphonics a system of sound transmission using a minimum of four speakers.
quadrophonic of, relating to, or using four channels for the transmission, recording, or reproduction of sound.
remaster to make a new master recording of.
squawker a loudspeaker for reproducing sounds in the middle of the audible range.
subwoofer part of a sound system.
tuneage (A piece of) recorded music that one likes.
tweeter a loudspeaker for high frequency sound reproduction.
wavetable a collection of digitized samples of recorded sound stored as sound waves.