acoustics: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-k'stiks), [key]
— n.
  1. the branch of physics that deals with sound and sound waves.
  2. the qualities or characteristics of a room, auditorium, stadium, etc., that determine the audibility or fidelity of sounds in it.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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