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Meaning of ACOUSTIC

Pronunciation:  u'koostik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
  2. [adj]  of or relating to the science of acoustics; "acoustic properties of a hall"

ACOUSTIC is a 8 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: acoustical
 See Also: curative, cure, remedy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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
    {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.
  2. \A*cous"tic\, n.
    A medicine or agent to assist hearing.
Medical Dictionary
 Definition: Having to do with sound or hearing.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: audible, audile, audio, auditory, aural, auricular, hearing, hypersonic, otic, otological, otopathic, otoscopic, phonic, sonic, subsonic, supersonic, transonic, transsonic, ultrasonic