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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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Additionally, superimposing articulated surface finishes or profiles on large acoustically reflective surfaces can alleviate focused sound reflections and control the whispering wall effect.
These low frequencies are acoustically interesting, because the fundamental frequency of a typical male voice is approximately 125 Hz (a typical female's is about 250 Hz).
A National Historic Landmark since 1975, the Victorian Gothic building at 1241 Elm Street draws the eyes and the ears, especially from the red plush seats of the acoustically excellent Springer Auditorium.
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IAC), supplier of sound isolation rooms for audiologic testing, offers its 400 Series booths, which are acoustically suited for pure-tone air-and bone-conduction tests, speech tests, and audiologic examination and research.
More recently, the company has expanded its product line with the introduction of a line of custom enclosure packages ranging from acoustically treated containers for prime and standby power installations to simple drop-over gen-set housings.
Where noise cannot be significantly reduced or eliminated, materials are sought that will acoustically insulate the passenger compartment.
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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.