Meaning of ACOUSTIC in English

— acoustically , adv.

/euh kooh"stik/ , adj. Also, acoustical .

1. pertaining to the sense or organs of hearing, to sound, or to the science of sound.

2. (of a building material) designed for controlling sound.

3. Music.

a. of, pertaining to, or being a musical instrument whose sound is not electrically enhanced or modified.

b. arranged for or made up of such instruments: an acoustic solo; an acoustic group.


4. Obs. a remedy for deafness or imperfect hearing.

[ 1595-1605; akoustikós. See ACOUASM, -TIC ]

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