quadraphony
/kwo draf"euh nee/, n.
high-fidelity sound reproduction involving signals transmitted through four different channels. Also called quadraphonics /kwod'reuh fon"iks/, quadriphonics, quadrasonics /kwod'reuh son"iks/, quadrisonics.
[1965-70; quadra-, var. of QUADRI- + -PHONY]

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