acoustic

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Acoustic \A*cous"tic\, noun A medicine or agent to assist hearing.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Acoustic \A*cous"tic\ (#; 277), adjective [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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

acoustic

adjective

1: of or relating to the science of acoustics; "acoustic properties of a hall" [syn: {acoustic}, {acoustical}]

noun

1: a remedy for hearing loss or deafness


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