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Definitions for Acoustic
əˈku stɪkAcous·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acousticadjective

    a remedy for hearing loss or deafness

  2. acoustic, acousticaladjective

    of or relating to the science of acoustics

    "acoustic properties of a hall"

Wiktionary

  1. acousticnoun

    A medicine or other agent to assist hearing.

    Etymology: acoustique, from ἀκουστικός.

  2. acousticadjective

    Pertaining to the sense of hearing, the organs of hearing, or the science of sounds; auditory.

    Etymology: acoustique, from ἀκουστικός.

  3. acousticadjective

    Naturally producing or produced by an instrument without electrical amplification, as an acoustic guitar or acoustic piano.

    Etymology: acoustique, from ἀκουστικός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acousticadjective

    pertaining to the sense of hearing, the organs of hearing, or the science of sounds; auditory

    Etymology: [F. acoustique, Gr. relating to hearing, fr. to hear.]

  2. Acousticnoun

    a medicine or agent to assist hearing

    Etymology: [F. acoustique, Gr. relating to hearing, fr. to hear.]

Freebase

  1. Acoustic

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Acoustic

    a-kowst′ik, adj. pertaining to the sense of hearing or to the theory of sounds: used in hearing, auditory.—n. Acoust′ics, the science of sound. [Fr.—Gr. akoustikosakouein, to hear.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Acoustic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Acoustic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Acoustic in a Sentence

  1. Carey Balaban:

    The energy may be acoustic, pressure waves, you've probably heard of LRAD devices (or long-range acoustic devices) -- devices they've discussed in the press -- so ultrasound is one mode that could be used for this. We also could have radiofrequency. We could have microwave. We could have light -- lasers are an example of it. I'm going through these just as examples, i want to make it eminently clear that we don't know what they were exposed to and certainly can't make any inferences as to whether it was deliberate or inadvertent.

  2. Fadel Adib:

    Acoustic transmitting beacons can be implemented in, say, a plane’s black box, if it transmits a signal every once in a while, you’d be able to use the system to pick up that signal.

  3. Michael Pfadenhauer:

    There is no e-sound. It has to be invented. The sound transports the emotions of a vehicle. It gives you feedback about the potency and capability of the car, at low speeds and revs it needs to enable comfortable driving. At higher speeds in sports mode, a more intense acoustic feedback is needed to make customers experience the potential of the vehicle.

  4. Blake Sheltonsurprised:

    I’m doing my normal, you know, what I think is rockin’. Standing up there with my acoustic guitar in front of my stand and singing my songs, i had my band work up one of her songs, ‘Hella Good.’ And I thought ‘Man, that’d be so cool to have her come out and surprise.’ It’s the worst thing I could have done because all it did was make me look terrible.

  5. Asier Marzo:

    What we have here is what we call an acoustic hologram - or what we have called an acoustic hologram because I think it's the first time it has been used, a traditional hologram it's made of light and you have flat surfaces. Nonetheless it creates a 3D light field. If you remember Star Wars you can see the robot R2D2 and it's broadcasting a 3D spaceship, even from a flat surface. So this is exactly the same; we have a flat surface and we are creating a 3D acoustic field that can surround the particle.

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