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Definition of the noun Akousma

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noun

  1. [philosophy] A rule or precept, especially one of the list of rules laid down by Pythagorus.

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Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

akousma, something heard, + amnesia, forget- fulness ] A loss of memory for sounds acoustic (a-koos'tik) [G. akoustikos.] ...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory (2013)

by Edward Branigan, Warren Buckland

Derived fromGreek akousma, or visualized listening, Chion describes the ' acousmatic' as soundthat is heard without itscauseorsource beingseen. Hefurther explains that it refers toa Greek Pythagorean sect whose followers would listen totheir ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

acousma /akmz'ma/ [Gk, akousma, something heard], pl. acousmas, acousmata acoustic /akr~—r~s'tik/ [Gk, akouein, to hear] , pertaining to sound or ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

/9kooz'ma/ [Gk, akousma, something heard], a hallucinatory impression of strange sounds. acoustic /.;kfis'tik/ [Gk, akouein, to hear], pertaining to sound or hearing. acoustic apparatus, the various components of the sense of hearing. acoustic ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

Also known as acoasm, acouasm, akoasm, akousma, tinnitus. acoustic Pertaining to hearing or the perception of sound. acoustical resonance Refers to the reverberant or reflective effect of a person«s own vocal sounds contributed by sinuses ...

Google previewDictionary of Hearing (2013)

by Maryanne Maltby

acousma/acouasm npl acousmas/acousmata; acouasms [Gk akousma a thing heard] An illusory auditory perception of nonverbal sounds, e.g., buzzing or ringing.

Google previewBob's Dictionary of Big Words (2016)

by Robert Sungenis

Greek: akousma: a sound heard; akouein: to hear. acquiesce, v. to concede; to accept by keeping silent or by not posing objections; to agree or submit quietly. French: acquiesce, from Latin: acquiescere (ad: to + quies: rest, quiet). acquisitive , ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

akousma, something heard + amnesiaamnesia, forgetfulness] Inability to recall and identify sounds.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

acousmas, acousmata [Gk, akousma, something heard], a hallucinatory impression of strange sounds. acoustic /əkoos′tik/ [Gk, akouein, to hear], sound or hearing. Also acoustical. -acoustic, -acoustical, 1. suffixes ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

acousmas, acousmata [Gk, akousma, something heard], a hallucinatory impression of strange sounds. acoustic /əkoos′tik/ [Gk, akouein, to hear], sound or hearing. Also acoustical. -acoustic, -acoustical, 1. suffixes ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison

(akousma, anything heard). Imaginary noise ; depraved sense of hearing. Acousmetrlc (ak-oos-mct'ric) or Acousmometric, ak-oos-mo-met'ric. Kelating to measurement of sense of hearing. Acoustic, ak-oos'tik (akoustikos, relating to hearing).

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

pseudes, false, + akousma, a thing heard.] pscudanglosis (su-dan-je-o'sis).

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

akousma a thing heard] a simple auditory hallucination, e.g., buzzing or ringing sounds. acous•mat•am•ne•sia (e- kooz00mat-am-ne0zhe) ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New and Original Work of Refrence to the Words in the English Language

= willing to hear ; акошгма ( akousma) ...

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Scrabble value of A1K5O1U1S1M3A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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