英 ['sterɪəʊ; 'stɪərɪəʊ]
- n. 立体声；立体声系统；铅版；立体照片
- adj. 立体的；立体声的；立体感觉的
CET6 TEM4 IELTS 考 研
1. stereos "solid" (see sterile) => stereo.
2. a mathematical term denoting the measurement of solid or threedimensional objects.
3. steroid(类固醇) => stereo.
- stereo:  Greek stereós meant ‘solid’. The earliest English compound noun formed from it was stereometry , a mathematical term denoting the measurement of solid or threedimensional objects. This was followed by stereographic , stereotype  (coined in French and originally used for a ‘solid’ printing block; the metaphorical ‘unvaried or conventional image’ emerged in the middle of the 19th century), stereoscope  (a viewer for producing ‘solid’ or three-dimensional images), and stereophonic ‘producing three-dimensional sound’ . Stereo was used in the 19th century as an abbreviation for stereotype and stereoscopic; its use for stereophonic dates from the early 1950s.
=> stare, stork
- 1823 as a shortening of stereotype (n.); 1876 as a shortening of stereoscope; 1954 as a shortening of stereophonic (adj.); the noun meaning "stereophonic record or tape player" is recorded from 1964.
- 1. Cool summer dance sounds are drifting from the stereo indoors.
- 2. This is FM stereo one oh three point seven.
- 3. The personal stereo has a water-resistant outer case.
- 4. He always plays his stereo with the bass turned right up.
- 5. to turn up the treble on the stereo
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