Meaning of ACOUSTIC in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ə-ˈküs-tik ]


or acous·ti·cal -ti-kəl

Etymology: Greek akoustikos of hearing, from akouein to hear — more at hear

Date: 1605

1. : of or relating to the sense or organs of hearing, to sound, or to the science of sounds

acoustic apparatus of the ear

acoustic energy


a. : deadening or absorbing sound

acoustic tile

b. : operated by or utilizing sound waves

2. : of, relating to, or being a musical instrument whose sound is not electronically modified

• acous·ti·cal·ly -k(ə-)lē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.