Definition of surround sound noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


surround sound

BrE BrE//səˈraʊnd saʊnd//
; NAmE NAmE//səˈraʊnd saʊnd//
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a system for reproducing sound using several speakers (= the pieces of equipment that the sound comes out of) placed around the person listening in order to produce a more realistic sound
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: surround sound