Meaning of AUDIO in English

I. ˈȯ-dē-ˌō adjective

Etymology: audio-

Date: 1916

1. : of or relating to acoustic, mechanical, or electrical frequencies corresponding to normally audible sound waves which are of frequencies approximately from 15 to 20,000 hertz


a. : of or relating to sound or its reproduction and especially high-fidelity reproduction

b. : relating to or used in the transmission or reception of sound — compare video

c. : of, relating to, or utilizing recorded sound

II. noun

Date: 1934

1. : an audio signal ; broadly : sound

2. : the section of television or motion-picture equipment that deals with sound

3. : the transmission, reception, or reproduction of sound

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.