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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The science that deals with the interaction or interconversion of electric and acoustic phenomena.
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(Electronics) another name for acoustoelectronics
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e•lec•tro•a•cous•tics(ɪˌlɛk troʊ əˈku stɪks)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of electronics that deals with the conversion of electricity into acoustical energy and vice versa.
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