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acoustic

 [ah-ko̳s´tik]
pertaining to sound or hearing.
acoustic reflex test measurement of the acoustic reflex threshold; used to differentiate between conductive and sensorineural deafness and to diagnose acoustic neuroma.

a·cous·tic

(ă-kūs'tik),
Pertaining to sound, for example, acoustic trauma, acoustic wave.
[Gr. akoustikos]

acoustic

/acous·tic/ (ah-kldbomacs´tik) relating to sound or hearing.

acoustic

[əko̅o̅s′tik]
Etymology: Gk, akouein, to hear
pertaining to sound or hearing. Also acoustical.

Acoustic

Pertaining or referring to sound.

acoustic

adjective Referring to sound

a·cous·tic

, acoustical (ă-kūs'tik, -tik-ăl)
Pertaining to hearing and the perception of sound.
[G. akoustikos]

acoustic

pertaining to hearing.

acoustic

relating to sound or hearing.

acoustic coupler
used in the low speed transmission of data over a telephone line.
acoustic enhancement
an artifact seen in ultrasound examination. There is an area of increased brightness underneath fluid resulting from the lack of impedance when sound waves pass through fluid and increased echoes from underlying structures.
acoustic gel
acoustic nerve
see vestibulocochlear. See also Table 14.
acoustic reflex test
used primarily in humans to differentiate between sensorineural and conductive hearing loss.
acoustic shadowing
an artifact seen in ultrasound imaging in which an intensely echogenic line appears at the surface of structures which block the passage of sound waves.
acoustic window
the body surface area selected for application of the ultrasound transducer, through which sound waves will be transmitted. Consideration must be given to underlying bone or gas-filled structures which would impair image quality.
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The auditorium features contemporary architectural design throughout the interior and exterior by creatively integrating basic building materials to acoustically control the environment.
However, it is also promoting its 'Loosely Acoustic' nights on a monthly basis and is always looking for new, original artists; they are more than happy to include full bands - playing acoustically.
Another advantage of the Passat rear suspension is that the four-link axle is acoustically decoupled from the body, reducing the sound paths coming into the body.
The system can even acoustically interpret what's being written on a sensor-tagged marker board and reproduce that script on a computer screen.
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The curve of its underside is emphasised by a skin of thin pine strips which tempers the huge surface both visually and acoustically.
He opened with old Carpets song Saturn Five, which sounded weak and slow acoustically and lacked the original electronic accompaniments.
The design also placed office space and practice rooms around the perimeter, while the most acoustically sensitive spaces were treated as "rooms within rooms.
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But sitting was key, because the mirror also functioned acoustically, catching and amplifying sound from small wall-mounted speakers.
The shows - from July 2 - have no presenter, just the musicians talking about their songs, playing them acoustically and handing over to the next star.

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