Acoustics meaning

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The definition of acoustics are the features or characteristics of an area, or of things inside that area, that dictate how sound is heard.

An example of acoustics is home theater designed with optimal furniture design and room design where sound travels clearly.

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The scientific study of sound, especially of its generation, transmission, and reception.
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The total effect of sound, especially as produced in an enclosed space.
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The qualities of a room, theater, etc. that have to do with how clearly sounds can be heard or transmitted in it.
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The branch of physics dealing with sound, esp. with its transmission.
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The scientific study of sound and its transmission.
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The total effect of sound, especially as produced in an enclosed space.
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The branch of physics dealing with sound and its transmission.
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The physical quality of a space for performing music.

Until they discovered the non-contractual concrete slab under the stage floor, everyone at Carnegie Hall wondered, since the renovations, why the acoustics had changed.

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(physics) The science of sounds, teaching their nature, phenomena and laws.

Acoustics, then, or the science of sound, is a very considerable branch of physics. - Sir John Herschel.

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Origin of acoustics

  • From French acoustique, from Ancient Greek ἀκουστικός (akoustikos), from ἀκούω (akouō, “to hear”).

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