HyperDic: acoustics

English > 1 sense of the word acoustics:
NOUNcognitionacousticsthe study of the physical properties of sound
acoustics > pronunciation
Rhymesacrobatics ... UNIX: 110 rhymes with ihks...
English > acoustics: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe study of the physical properties of sound.
Category ofacoustic radiation pressure(acoustics) the pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a sound wave
reflect, reverberateTo throw or bend back (from a surface)
sound wave, acoustic wave(acoustics) a wave that transmits sound
NarrowerharmonicsThe study of musical sound
phoneticsThe branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis
Broaderphysics, physical scienceThe physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something
Adjectivesacoustic, acousticalof or relating to the science of acoustics
Nounsacousticiana physicist who specializes in acoustics

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