Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to recorded, transmitted, or reproduced sound.
  • adjective Of or relating to humanly audible sound.
  • noun Recorded or reproduced sound.
  • noun Audible sound.
  • noun A sound signal or recording.
  • noun The part of television or movie equipment that has to do with sound.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the part of a transmitted signal which conveys the sound of the event represented by the signal, such as that of a television program.
  • noun an audible acoustic wave frequency.
  • noun the sound elements of television.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or relating to audible sound.
  • adjective Of or relating to the broadcasting or reproduction of sound, especially high-fidelity reproduction.
  • noun A sound, or a sound signal

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the audible part of a transmitted signal
  • noun a recording of acoustic signals
  • noun an audible acoustic wave frequency
  • noun the sound elements of television

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From audio–.]

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From Latin audiō ("hear, listen")

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