Definitions for Acousticəˈku stɪk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pertaining to the sense or organs of hearing, to sound, or to the science of sound.
Category: Anatomy, Physics, Zoology
(of a building material) designed for controlling sound.
Category: Building Trades
sounded without electric or electronic enhancement:
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of acoustic:
1595–1605; < Gk akoustikós=akoust(ós) heard, audible, v. adj. of akoúein to hear +-ikos-ic
a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
of or relating to the science of acoustics
"acoustic properties of a hall"
A medicine or other agent to assist hearing.
Pertaining to the sense of hearing, the organs of hearing, or the science of sounds; auditory.
Naturally producing or produced by an instrument without electrical amplification, as an acoustic guitar or acoustic piano.
Origin: acoustique, from ἀκουστικός.
pertaining to the sense of hearing, the organs of hearing, or the science of sounds; auditory
a medicine or agent to assist hearing
Acoustic is a compilation album of John Lennon demos, studio and live performances that feature his acoustic guitar work and was released in 2004. Its release was criticised by critics and fans, as nine of the sixteen recordings had previously been released on the 1998 John Lennon Anthology box set, while the remaining inclusions had been bootlegged for years. Although it failed to chart in the United Kingdom, Acoustic reached #31 in the United States, becoming John Lennon's best charting posthumous US release since 1988's Imagine: John Lennon soundtrack. The album debuted on the Billboard 200 album chart on 20 November 2004 at number 31, with sales of 27,858 copies. It spent eight weeks on the chart. This album has been released with the Copy Control protection system in some regions.
Translations for Acoustic
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
having to do with hearing or with sound
This hall has acoustic problems.
- صَوْتِي، سَمَعِيArabic
- acústicoPortuguese (BR)
- شنوایی؛ صوتیFarsi
- ध्वनि संबंधीHindi
- heyrnar-, hljómburðar-Icelandic
- 聴覚の, 音のJapanese
- akustisk, lyd-Norwegian
- akustyczny, dźwiękowyPolish
- شنوایی؛ صوتیPersian
- akustický, sluchovýSlovak
- akustik, işitsel, işitmeye aitTurkish
- 與聽覺或聲音有關的Chinese (Trad.)
- акустичний, звуковийUkrainian
- سمعی ، سننے سے متعلقUrdu
- thuộc âm thanhVietnamese
- 听觉的，声音的Chinese (Simp.)
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