Meaning of stereo

ster•e•o

Pronunciation: (ster'ē-ō", stēr'-), [key]
— n., pl. adj., v. ster•e•os,
—n.
  1. stereoscopic photography.
  2. a stereoscopic photograph.
  3. stereophonic sound reproduction.
  4. a system or the equipment for reproducing stereophonic sound.
  5. stereotype (defs. 1, 2).
—adj.
  1. pertaining to stereophonic sound, stereoscopic photography, etc.
—v.t.
  1. stereotype (def. 5).

stereo-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form borrowed from Greek, where it meant “solid”, used with reference to hardness, solidity, three-dimensionality in the formation of compound words: stereochemistry; stereogram; stereoscope.

stereo.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. stereotype.
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