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acoustics

acoustics

noun plural acous·tics \ə-ˈküs-tiks\

: the qualities of a room (such as its shape or size) that make it easy or difficult for people inside to hear sounds clearly : acoustic qualities

: the science that studies sounds

Full Definition of ACOUSTICS

1
singular in construction :  a science that deals with the production, control, transmission, reception, and effects of sound
2
also acoustic :  the qualities that determine the ability of an enclosure (as an auditorium) to reflect sound waves in such a way as to produce distinct hearing

First Known Use of ACOUSTICS

1683

acoustics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction acous·tics \ə-ˈkü-stiks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACOUSTICS

:  a science that deals with the production, control, transmission, reception, and effects of sound

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