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

Definition of acoustician

: a specialist in acoustics

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Yasuhisa Toyota, the acoustician who worked with Gehry on Disney Hall's acclaimed sound, will collaborate on the Colburn building, as will Michael Ferguson, principal of TheatreDNA, who consulted with Gehry on New World Center. Jessica Gelt,, "Frank Gehry tapped to design Colburn School extension and concert hall in downtown L.A.," 14 Mar. 2018 That will require building coalitions between neighborhood organizations, environmental activists, urban planners, city-council members, unions, teachers, audiologists, architects, and acousticians. Kate Wagner, The Atlantic, "City Noise Might Be Making You Sick," 20 Feb. 2018 The acousticians were in the hall on last Wednesday, making tweaks after comments from orchestra members in an acoustic test concert the night before that included an audience. Janelle Gelfand And Mark Wert,, "Cincinnati's historic Music Hall reopens: What's new, what's not — and how will it sound?," 1 Oct. 2017 The acoustician has made adjustments to how the musicians occupy the stage. Carol Motsinger,, "The science of what Music Hall will sound like," 5 Oct. 2017 The acoustician was Yasuhisa Toyota, who has engineered a string of triumphs, including Disney. Alex Ross, The New Yorker, "Germany’s New Concert Temples," 22 May 2017 Michel André, a French bio-acoustician and 2002 Rolex laureate, spent more than a decade developing the first passive whale anticollision system to prevent sea mammals from colliding with ships off the Canary Islands. National Geographic, "The Power of One Person to Change the World," 15 Sep. 2016 But acousticians at Muller-BBM of Munich, which was responsible for the acoustic engineering on the Rome Auditorium, do use that word. Paul Bennett, WIRED, "All Blobs Lead to Rome," 27 May 2002 John Storyk, an architect and acoustician who helped build Jimi Hendrix’s Electric Lady Studio in Manhattan in 1969, is an expert on noise control in venues large and small. David Waldstein And Ben Rothenberg, New York Times, "At U.S. Open, Winning Isn’t Easy Under a Deafening Roar of Rain SEPT. 1, 2016," 2 Sep. 2016

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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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