[kwo-draf-uh-nee] /kwɒˈdræf ə ni/
high-fidelity sound reproduction involving signals transmitted through four different channels.
[kwod-ruh t] /ˈkwɒd rət/ noun 1. Printing. 2 (def 1). 2. Ecology. a square or rectangular plot of land marked off for the study of plants and animals. /ˈkwɒdrət/ noun 1. (ecology) an area of vegetation, often one square metre, marked out for study of the plants in the surrounding area 2. the frame used […]
[kwod-ruh-fon-ik] /ˌkwɒd rəˈfɒn ɪk/ adjective 1. of, noting, or pertaining to the recording and reproduction of sound over four separate transmission or direct reproduction channels instead of the customary two of the stereo system: a quadraphonic recording. adj. 1969, irregular formation from quadri- “four” + phonic, from Greek phone “sound, voice” (see fame (n.)). The […]
- Quadrate foramen
quadrate foramen n. See foramen of vena cava.
[adjective, noun kwod-rit, -reyt; verb kwod-reyt] /adjective, noun ˈkwɒd rɪt, -reɪt; verb ˈkwɒd reɪt/ adjective 1. square or rectangular. 2. Zoology. of or relating to the quadrate. 3. Heraldry. (of a cross) having an enlarged square at the junction of the limbs: a cross quadrate. noun 4. a square. 5. something square or rectangular. 6. […]