Definition of Acoustics. Meaning of Acoustics. Synonyms of Acoustics

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Definition of Acoustics

Acoustics
Acoustics A*cous"tics (#; 277), n. [Names of sciences in -ics, as, acoustics, mathematics, etc., are usually treated as singular. See -ics.] (Physics.) The science of sounds, teaching their nature, phenomena, and laws. Acoustics, then, or the science of sound, is a very considerable branch of physics. --Sir J. Herschel. Note: The science is, by some writers, divided, into diacoustics, which explains the properties of sounds coming directly from the ear; and catacoustica, which treats of reflected sounds or echoes.
Acoustic
Acoustic A*cous"tic, n. A medicine or agent to assist hearing.
Acoustic
Acoustic A*cous"tic (#; 277), a. [F. acoustique, Gr. ? relating to hearing, fr. ? to hear.] Pertaining to the sense of hearing, the organs of hearing, or the science of sounds; auditory. Acoustic duct, the auditory duct, or external passage of the ear. Acoustic telegraph, a telegraph making audible signals; a telephone. Acoustic vessels, brazen tubes or vessels, shaped like a bell, used in ancient theaters to propel the voices of the actors, so as to render them audible to a great distance.

Meaning of Acoustics from wikipedia

- Acoustics is a branch of physics that deals with the study of mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including topics such as vibration, sound...
- In acoustics, a beat is an interference pattern between two sounds of slightly different frequencies, perceived as a periodic variation in volume whose...
- Architectural acoustics (also known as room acoustics and building acoustics) is the science and engineering of achieving a good sound within a building...
- Boston Acoustics is an American manufacturer of home and mobile audio equipment. It was founded in 1979 by Advent veterans Andy Pettit and Frank Reed...
- L-Acoustics is a French manufacturer of loudspeakers, amplifiers and signal processing devices for rental and installed sound markets. Headquartered in...
- In the field of acoustics, a diaphragm is a transducer intended to inter-convert mechanical vibrations to sounds, or vice versa. It is commonly constructed...
- Underwater acoustics is the study of the propagation of sound in water and the interaction of the mechanical waves that constitute sound with the water...
- In acoustics and audio, a transient is a high amplitude, short-duration sound at the beginning of a waveform that occurs in phenomena such as musical...
- reproduction Loudspeaker design Acoustic transmission lines Room acoustics Architectural acoustics Sonar Noise Barrier Walls An acoustic anechoic chamber is...
- Diffusion, in architectural acoustics, is the spreading of sound energy evenly in a given environment. A perfectly diffusive sound space is one in which...
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