acoustics acoustics  /ə ˈku stɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the study of the physical properties of sound

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Maybe the most important test of a hall's acoustics is in its ability to transmit bass resonance.
  2. A pair of acoustics experts testified that a shot had been fired.
  3. A German firm had been hired at the start of the reconstruction to bring the theater's acoustics back to their former range and sensitivity.

News

  1. Orchestra Hall to get 'massive' acoustical revamp, says Muti

    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association plans to redouble its efforts to fix the hall's problematic acoustics, CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti said in an interview with the Tribune this week.        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. Radeon HD 7990 In CrossFire: The Red Wedding Of Graphics

    We just got our hands on two more Radeon HD 7990s, bringing the lab's total to three. That might sound like the makings of a 1000 W gaming fest. But we cut the experience short when we noticed some crazy-high temperatures and not-so-nice acoustics.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Tom's Hardware

  3. Velodyne Acoustics celebrates the 2013 California-Carolina League All-Star Game With a Homerun Custom Design

    Supporting their hometown baseball team, Velodyne Acoustics will partner with the San Jose Giants to host the 2013 California-Carolina All-Star game on Tuesday, June 18th. Velodyne
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "I control what I call the visual acoustics," Shulman said as he composed the photo of the avant-garde interior of Gehry's concert hall.
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Julius Shulman Source: Washington Post

  2. Wilbur Ross, chairman of IAC NA, said: "We have been trying to buy these operations ever since C&A filed for bankruptcy because strategically they give us a major position in the automotive carpet and acoustics sector and strengthen our Mexican...
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Wilbur Ross Source: Automotive Business Review

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