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Definition of the noun acoustics

What does acoustics mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. the study of the physical properties of sound
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • more generic terms: physical science / physics = the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something
    • more specific words:
      • harmonics = the study of musical sound
      • phonetics = the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis

Alternative definition of the noun acoustics

noun

  1. The physical quality of a space for performing music.
  2. [physics] The science of sounds, teaching their nature, phenomena and laws.

Music

  1. "Acoustics" is an acoustic EP from Minus the Bear. It was released on October 7, 2008, through Tigre Blanco Records. It contains an unreleased track, "Guns & Ammo," and acoustic versions of six tracks previously released in electric versions on Highly Refined Pirates, Menos el Oso, and Planet of Ice.
    • genre: Indie rock
    • released on (7 years ago)
  2. "Acoustics" EP is an acoustic live EP by the band Hella.
    • released on (9 years ago)
  3. "Acoustics" is an album by American guitarist Tony Rice, released originally on November 30, 1978. Album was recorded soon after Rice left David Grisman Quintet to pursue his own music. On Acoustics album, he merges different genres like jazz, bluegrass and folk, which would become later on known as "new acoustic music".
  4. "Acoustics" is an album released by Floater in August 2004. Refusing to settle for covering their electric songs, the band brings new tales that are accompanied not only by the guitars and percussion Floater is known for, but also strings, piano, and other facets that are in keeping with this band's unique style. Peter Cornett does vocals on his second Floater song, Invisible, featuring Dave Amador on trumpet.
    • genre: Rock music
    • released on (11 years ago)
  5. "Acoustics" is an Extended Play by Phoenix, Arizona Pop Rock group This Century. It was released on January 21, 2012 and includes 4 acoustic tracks from their previous full-length album Sound of Fire as well as a new song entitled "Indigo Girl".
    • genre: Pop rock
    • released on
  6. "Acoustics" is a musical EP of Knuckle Puck.
    • released on
  7. "Acoustics" is a musical album of Cody R Burns.
  8. "Acoustics" is a musical EP of Lydia.
  9. "Acoustics" is a musical album of Martin Tallstrom.

Writings

  1. "Acoustics" is a book by Leo Beranek.
  2. "Acoustics" is a book by George Walter Stewart.
    • also known as "Acoustics; a text on theory and applications"

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Google previewPrinciples of Musical Acoustics (2013)

by William M. Hartmann

Musical acoustics is a scientific discipline that attempts to put the entire range of human musical activity under the microscope...

Google previewSolid State Physics, An Introduction (2016)

Physics, Physics by CTI Reviews

Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids...

Google previewIntermediate Physics for Medicine and Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Motion Volume Chemical potential Acoustics Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of all mechanical...

Google previewMechanical Engineers' Handbook, Volume 1 (2015)

Materials and Engineering Mechanics by Myer Kutz

READING 951 1 INTRODUCTION Acoustics is the term used to describe the science of sound. It is derived from the Greek word akoustos, which means “ hearing.” Acoustics is a very broad field of science that covers the generation, reduction ...

Google previewA Breviary of Seismic Tomography, Imaging the Interior of the Earth and Sun (2016)

Earth sciences, Geology by CTI Reviews

CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: KEY TERMS, PEOPLE, PLACES, CONCEPTS Acoustics: Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that...

Google previewPhysics of Surfaces and Interfaces (2016)

Physics, Physics by CTI Reviews

Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study o1 mechanical waves in gases, liquids...

Google previewApplied Physics (2016)

Physics, Physics by CTI Reviews

Atomic mass Fluid Fluid dynamics Acoustics Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of all mechanical...

Google previewAuralization (2007)

Fundamentals of Acoustics, Modelling, Simulation, Algorithms and Acoustic Virtual Reality by Michael Vorländer

Building acoustics is the discipline of sound and vibration transmission in buildings. Unlike room acoustics, structural acoustics plays an important role in sound insulation. The models used are general models of structureborne sound.

Google previewFundamentals of Noise and Vibration Analysis for Engineers (2003)

by M. P. Norton, D. G. Karczub

Wave acoustics is a description of wave propagation using either molecular or par- ticulate models. The general preference is for the particulate model, a particle being a fluid volume large enough to contain millions of molecules and small ...

Google previewCraftsman's Construction Installation Encyclopedia (2004)

by Stephen Diller, Janelle Diller

Acoustics is the science of sound - its spread, transmission, and effects. It's important for a contractor to understand acoustics because we live in such a noisy world. One objective of construction design is to control that noise, whether it's ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

acoustics acoustooptic interaction Acoustics « Acoustics is the science of sound. The stem acoust- is related to Greek words pertaining to hearing, and the suffix - ics is an anglicized version of Greek and Latin suffixes implying "in the manner of.

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia: Supplement 1 (c1922) (1922)

Acoustics is that branch of natural science which treats of the ...

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Quotes about Acoustics

I prefer to sing in the shower 'cause the acoustics are really, really good, I mean, when you're singing against the tile walls then you really hear yourself, hear your voice, you know, throwing itself back at you. (Thia Megia)
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Scrabble value of A1C3O1U1S1T1I1C3S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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