- acoustick (obsolete)
French acoustique, from Ancient Greek ἀκουστικός (akoustikós, “auditory”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱh₂owsyé- (“to be sharp-eared”), from *h₂eḱ- (“sharp”) + *h₂ows- (“ear”) + *yé- (denominative suffix).
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acoustic (not comparable)
- Pertaining to the sense of hearing, the organs of hearing, or the science of sounds; auditory.
- (music) Naturally producing or produced by an instrument without electrical amplification, as an acoustic guitar or acoustic piano.
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- acoustics: the science of sound
- acoustic duct: the auditory duct, or external passage of the ear.
- acoustic guitar
- acoustic telegraph: a telegraph making audible signals; a telephone, notably used on ships
- 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.
acoustic (plural acoustics)