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a·cous·tic

 (ə-ko͞o′stĭk)
adj. also a·cous·ti·cal (-stĭ-kəl)
1. Of or relating to sound, the sense of hearing, or the science of sound.
2.
a. Designed to carry sound or to aid in hearing.
b. Designed to absorb or control sound: acoustic tile.
3. Music
a. Of or being an instrument that does not produce or enhance sound electronically: an acoustic guitar; an acoustic bass.
b. Being a performance that features such instruments: opened the show with an acoustic set.
n. Music
An acoustic instrument.

[Greek akoustikos, pertaining to hearing, from akouein, to hear; see kous- in Indo-European roots.]

a·cous′ti·cal·ly adv.

acoustic

(əˈkuːstɪk) or

acoustical

adj
1. (General Physics) of or related to sound, the sense of hearing, or acoustics
2. (General Physics) designed to respond to, absorb, or control sound: an acoustic tile.
3. (Classical Music) (of a musical instrument or recording) without electronic amplification: an acoustic bass; an acoustic guitar.
[C17: from Greek akoustikos, from akouein to hear]
aˈcoustically adv

a•cous•tic

(əˈku stɪk)

also a•cous′ti•cal,



adj.
1. pertaining to the sense or organs of hearing, to sound, or to the science of sound.
2. (of a building material) designed for controlling sound.
3. sounded without electric or electronic enhancement: acoustic guitar.
[1595–1605; < Greek akoustikós=akoust(ós) heard, audible, v. adj. of akoúein to hear + -ikos -ic]
a•cous′ti•cal•ly, adv.

acoustic

Relating to sound or hearing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acoustic - a remedy for hearing loss or deafnessacoustic - a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
curative, cure, therapeutic, remedy - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
Adj.1.acoustic - of or relating to the science of acousticsacoustic - of or relating to the science of acoustics; "acoustic properties of a hall"
Translations
سَمْعِيّصَوْتِي، سَمَعِي
akustický
akustisk
akustinen
akustičan
akusztikai
heyrnar-, hljómburîar-
聴覚の
소리의
akustikaakustinis
akustisks
akoestischakoestische
akustický
akustisk
ซึ่งเกี่ยวข้องกับเสียง
akustikişitmeye aitişitsel
không dùng điện

acoustic

[əˈkuːstɪk]
A. ADJacústico
B. CPD acoustic coupler Nacoplador m acústico
acoustic guitar Nguitarra f acústica
acoustic nerve Nnervio m auditivo
acoustic screen Npanel m acústico
acoustic shock N (Telec) → choque m or shock m acústico

acoustic

[əˈkuːstɪk]
adjacoustique acoustic guitar
nacoustique facoustic coupler [ˈkʌplər] ncoupleur m acoustiqueacoustic guitar nguitare f acoustique

acoustic

adjakustisch; (= soundproof) tiles, panelschalldämpfend; acoustic screenTrennwand f (zur Schalldämpfung)

acoustic

[əˈkuːstɪk] adjacustico/a

acoustic

(əˈkuːstik) adjective
having to do with hearing or with sound. This hall has acoustic problems.
aˈcoustics
1. noun plural the characteristics (eg of a room or hall) which make hearing in it good or bad.
2. noun singular the science of sound.

acoustic

سَمْعِيّ akustický akustisk akustisch ακουστικός acústico akustinen acoustique akustičan acustico 聴覚の 소리의 akoestisch akustisk akustyczny acústico акустический akustisk ซึ่งเกี่ยวข้องกับเสียง akustik không dùng điện 声学的

a·cous·tic

, acoustical
a. acústico-a, rel. al sonido o la audición.
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acoustic

adj acústico
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