psychoacoustics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
psy·​cho·​acous·​tics | \ ˌsī-kō-ə-ˈkü-stiks How to pronounce psychoacoustics (audio) \

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 \ ˌsī-​kō-​ə-​ˈkü-​stik How to pronounce psychoacoustic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of psychoacoustics

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Psychoacoustics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychoacoustics. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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psychoacoustics

noun plural but singular in construction
psy·​cho·​acous·​tics | \ ˌsī-kō-ə-ˈkü-stiks How to pronounce psychoacoustics (audio) \

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 How to pronounce psychoacoustic (audio) \ adjective

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