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Definition of Acoustics
AcousticsAcoustics 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
Acoustics, then, or the science of sound, is a very
considerable branch of physics. --Sir J.
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 A*cous"tic, n.
A medicine or agent to assist hearing.
AcousticAcoustic 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
Acoustic telegraph, a telegraph making audible signals; a
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.
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