psy·​cho·​acous·​tics | \ˌsī-kō-ə-ˈkü-stiks \

Definition of psychoacoustics 

: a branch of science dealing with the perception of sound, the sensations produced by sounds, and the problems of communication

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psychoacoustic \ˌsī-​kō-​ə-​ˈkü-​stik \ adjective

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1948, in the meaning defined above

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psy·​cho·​acous·​tics | \ˌsī-kō-ə-ˈkü-stiks \

Medical Definition of psychoacoustics 

: a branch of science dealing with the perception of sound, the sensations produced by sounds, and the problems of communication

Other Words from psychoacoustics

psychoacoustic \-​stik \ adjective

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