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Definition of Nicam noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Nicam

 noun
(also NICAM) noun
BrE BrE//ˈnaɪkæm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnaɪkæm//
 
[uncountable] (specialist)
 
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a system used in television to provide video signals with high-quality sound Word Origin 1980s: acronym from near instantaneously companded audio multiplex.
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