Acoustics

1) The science of sound. 2) The factors and characteristics of a room or space that determine the sound capabilities and properties of that room.

Acoustics

[disambiguation] Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids. Acoustics may also refer to: ...
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acoustics

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-kūs′tiks Definitions: 1. The science concerned with sound.
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acoustics

[n] - the study of the physical properties of sound
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Acoustics

The behaviour of sound and its study. The acoustics of a room depend on its size and shape and the amount and position of sound-absorbing and reflecting material.
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Acoustics

The study of sound and its behavior within an environment.
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Acoustics

Acoustics (Greek., akouein, 'to hear'), term sometimes used for the science of sound in general, as in those qualities of an enclosure that together determine its character with respect to distinct hearing. It is more commonly used for the special branch of that science, architectural acoustics, that deals with the construction of enclosed areas so...
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Acoustics

Acoustics is the branch of physics which studies sound generally. Architectural acoustics is primarily the use of science in controlling sound quality within buildings.
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Acoustics

The degree of sound. The nature, cause, and phenomena of the vibrations of elastic bodies; which vibrations create compressional waves or wave fronts which are transmitted through various media, such as air, water, wood, steel, etc.
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Acoustics

A·cous'tics (#; 277) noun [ 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...
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acoustics

<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) ... The science is, by some writers, divided, into diacoustics, which explains the properties of sounds coming directly from the ear; and catacoustica, which treat...
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acoustics

noun the study of the physical properties of sound
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acoustics

(ә-kldbomacs´tiks) the science of sound and hearing.
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Acoustics

• (n.) The science of sounds, teaching their nature, phenomena, and laws.
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acoustics

the science concerned with the production, control, transmission, reception, and effects of sound. The term is derived from the Greek akoustos, ... [11 related articles]
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acoustics

acoustics A science career in the production, transmission, and effects of sound.
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Acoustics

[Minus the Bear EP] Acoustics is an acoustic EP from Minus the Bear. It was released on October 7, 2008, through Tigre Blanco Records. It contains an unreleased track, `Guns & Ammo,` and acoustic versions of six tracks previously released in electric versions on Highly Refined Pirates, Menos el Oso, and ``Planet of Ice. ==Track listing== ==...
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Acoustics

The science of the transmission of sound waves. Generally refers to the characteristics of auditoriums, theatres and studios with respect to their design.
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acoustics

The science of sound, dealing with its production, transmission, and effects. Engineering acoustics deals with the design of sound-systems and their components, such as microphones, headphones, and loudspeakers; musical acoustics is concerned with the construction of musical instruments, and ultraso...
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acoustics

the study of sound and sound waves. Ocean scientists use acoustic technology to determine their position, map the sea floor, and to track marine animals.
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acoustics

acoustics (ukOO'stiks) [Gr.,=the facts about hearing], the science of sound, including its production, propagation, and effects. Various branches of acoustics that deal with different aspects of sound and hearing include bioacoustics, physical acoustics, ultrasonics, and architectural acoustics....
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Acoustics

The most straightforward definition of acoustics is the science of sound. The term, however, also refers to any of the surrounding factors in an immediate area that can affect the quality of sound. The factors involved in acoustics are particularly important when recording indoors, outdoors, and in sound reproduction in a theatre or auditorium
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Acoustics

Acoustics is the experimental and theoretical science of sound and hearing, and especially the phenomena of sound in space, such as buildings.
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acoustics

(physics) In general, the experimental and theoretical science of sound and its transmission; in particular, that branch of the science that has to do with the phenomena of sound in a particular space such as a room or theatre. In architecture, the sound-reflecting character of an inte...
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Acoustics

[Hella EP] Acoustics EP is an acoustic live EP by the band Hella. ==Track listing== ==Personnel== ...
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