acoustics


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Related to acoustics: Room acoustics, Architectural acoustics
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acoustics
Sound waves from a stage are deflected by sound panels and distributed throughout an auditorium.

a·cous·tics

 (ə-ko͞o′stĭks)
n.
1. (used with a sing. verb) The scientific study of sound, especially of its generation, transmission, and reception.
2. (used with a pl. verb) The total effect of sound, especially as produced in an enclosed space: "Such annoyances are frequently caused by flaws in the acoustics rather than the performers" (Mel Gussow).

acoustics

(əˈkuːstɪks)
n
1. (General Physics) (functioning as singular) the scientific study of sound and sound waves
2. (General Physics) (functioning as plural) the characteristics of a room, auditorium, etc, that determine the fidelity with which sound can be heard within it

a•cous•tics

(əˈku stɪks)

n.
1. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of physics that deals with sound and sound waves.
2. (used with a pl. v.) the qualities or characteristics of a room, auditorium, stadium, etc., that determine the audibility or fidelity of sounds in it.
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acoustics
Sound waves from a stage are deflected by sound panels and distributed throughout an auditorium.

a·cous·tics

(ə-ko͞o′stĭks)
1. (Used with a singular verb) The scientific study of sound and its transmission.
2. (Used with a plural verb) The total effect of sound, especially as produced in an enclosed space: a concert hall with excellent acoustics.

acoustics

1. Physics. the study of sound and sound waves.
2. the qualities or characteristics of a space, as an auditorium, that deter-mine the audibility and fidelity of sounds in it. — acoustician, n. — acoustic, adj.
See also: Sound

acoustics

The study of sound waves.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acoustics - the study of the physical properties of soundacoustics - the study of the physical properties of sound
acoustic radiation pressure - (acoustics) the pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a sound wave
physical science, physics - the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something; "he studied the physics of radiation"
harmonics - the study of musical sound
phonetics - the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis
acoustic wave, sound wave - (acoustics) a wave that transmits sound
reflect, reverberate - to throw or bend back (from a surface); "Sound is reflected well in this auditorium"
Translations
akustika
akustik
akustiikka
akusztika
hljóîeîlisfræîi; hljómburîarfræîihljómburîur
音響音響学
akustika
akustik
akustikfizikte yankı bilimikapalı bir yerde seslerin dağılım biçimiyankılanım

acoustics

[əˈkuːstɪks] N
1. (with sing vb) (Phys) → acústica f
2. (with pl vb) [of hall etc] → acústica f

acoustics

[əˈkuːstɪks] nacoustique f

acoustics

n
sing (subject) → Akustik f
pl (of room etc)Akustik f

acoustics

[əˈkuːstɪks]
1. nsg (Phys) → acustica
2. npl (of room) → acustica nsg

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.

a·cous·tics

n. acústica, la ciencia de los sonidos, su producción, transmisión y efectos.
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He cross-fertilized the two sciences of acoustics and electricity.
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