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acoustic

a·cous·tic

acoustic

 
 
pronunciation:
ku stihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with sound or the science of sound, or with the sensation and organs of hearing.
They are studying the acoustic properties of speech.These whales have extraordinary acoustic sensitivity.
definition 2: intended to modify or improve sound quality, as a building material.
This room is equipped with acoustic paneling.
definition 3: producing sound without electronic or electric means, as a musical instrument.
He plays an acoustic guitar in this recording.
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derivations: acoustical (adj.), acoustically (adv.)
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