ac·​ous·​ti·​cian | \ ˌa-ˌkü-ˈsti-shən How to pronounce acoustician (audio) , ə-ˌkü- \

Definition of acoustician

: a specialist in acoustics

Examples of acoustician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Veteran acoustician Paul Scarborough of the Akustiks company, which first worked on Copley Symphony Hall in 2002, is collaborating closely on the new renovation with John Frane and Jim Moore of the design and restoration company HGA. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Feb. 2022 In 2012, the acoustician Unto Laine of Aalto University in Finland released a recording of auroral sounds — the culmination of years of monitoring auroras from his home village, Fiskars. NBC News, 11 Oct. 2021 The evening will also feature Halyn Betchkal, an acoustician, wilderness ranger and musician who lives and works in Cantwell. Anchorage Daily News, 12 Aug. 2021 The hall’s celebrated acoustician, Yasuhisa Toyota, who gave us the game-changing sound of Walt Disney Concert Hall, could not be present. Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 30 May 2021 Architect and acoustician John Storyk, known for designing recording and performance spaces around the world, was frustrated by the limits of the software at his firm’s disposal. Steven Rosenbush, WSJ, 3 Aug. 2020 From the plans described on Monday by the project’s acoustician, Paul Scarbrough of the firm Akustiks, there will be notable improvements to the pure sound in the hall, especially the resonance of bass frequencies. New York Times, 3 Dec. 2019 To take the amphitheater from concept into reality, Huntsville Venue Group is leading a team from many disciplines (acousticians, landscape architects, riggers, etc.) from around the world (Washington, D.C., Chicago, Dallas and beyond). Matt Wake |, al, 8 Nov. 2019 The acoustical design is by Yasuhisa Toyota, who has become the world’s leading acoustician in the 16 years since the opening of his masterpiece, Walt Disney Concert Hall. Los Angeles Times, 5 Aug. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of acoustician

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acoustician

acoust(ic) + -ician

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“Acoustician.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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