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ul·tra·son·ics

 (ŭl′trə-sŏn′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The acoustics of ultrasonic sound.
2. The science and technology that deals with the study and application of ultrasound.
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ultrasonics

(ˌʌltrəˈsɒnɪks)
n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with ultrasonic waves. Also called: supersonics
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ul•tra•son•ics

(ˌʌl trəˈsɒn ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the study of the effects of sound waves having wavelengths above the limits of human perception.
[1930–35]
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ultrasonics

the science or study of ultrasonic vibrations, those belonging to a frequency above the audio range. — ultrasonic, adj.
See also: Sound
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ultrasonics

The study of frequencies higher than those we can hear.
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