Part of speech: noun

The science of sound.

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Usage examples "acoustics":

  1. As for the mysterious whispering echo, they repudiated all talk of acoustics. - "The Gay Cockade", Temple Bailey.
  2. No opera house or theatre ever erected has the resonance, the perfect acoustics of a circus tent when the canvas is wet and the temperature within above 70 degrees. - "Watch Yourself Go By", Al. G. Field.
  3. The fact of the creation by vibrations of a distinct form, geometrical or other, is already familiar to every student of acoustics, and " Chladni's" figures are continually reproduced in every physical laboratory. - "Thought-Forms", Annie Besant C.W. Leadbeater.