anechoic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an- +‎ echoic, from echo +‎ -ic, from Middle English ecco, ekko, from Medieval Latin ecco, from Latin echo, from Ancient Greek ἠχώ (ēkhṓ), from ἠχή (ēkhḗ, sound).

Adjective[edit]

anechoic (comparative more anechoic, superlative most anechoic)

  1. (acoustics) lacking echos; that absorbs sound
    The bassoonist settled into the anechoic chamber and prepared for another grueling recording session.

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