acoustic


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Acoustic \A*cous"tic\, n.
   A medicine or agent to assist hearing.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Acoustic \A*cous"tic\ (#; 277), a. [F. acoustique, Gr. ?
   relating to hearing, fr. ? to hear.]
   Pertaining to the sense of hearing, the organs of hearing, or
   the science of sounds; auditory.
   [1913 Webster]

   Acoustic duct, the auditory duct, or external passage of
      the ear.

   Acoustic telegraph, a telegraph making audible signals; a
      telephone.

   Acoustic vessels, brazen tubes or vessels, shaped like a
      bell, used in ancient theaters to propel the voices of the
      actors, so as to render them audible to a great distance.
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