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Acoustic meaning

acoustic - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. Pertaining to the sense of hearing, the organs of hearing, or the science of sounds; auditory.
  2. 2. A medicine or agent to assist hearing.
  3. 3. Relating to hearing or sound.

acoustic - examples of usage

  1. It lies in a cleft of the mountains; and up one hillside there runs a natural out of door stage of remarkable acoustic properties. - "Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror", Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows.
  2. There are composers of whom few ever heard, whose magnum opus was some romance that still makes the heart- strings tingle by the acoustic law of sympathetic vibration. - "The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2", Rupert Hughes.
  3. When we have thus chosen suitable subjects, observation shows from the start sufficiently distinct varieties, different orientations of the imagination depending on intellectual causes, such as the predominance of visual or acoustic or tactile- motor images making for mechanical invention; or dependent on emotional causes, that is, of character, according as the latter is timid, joyous, exuberant, retired, healthy, sickly, etc. - "Essay on the Creative Imagination", Th. Ribot.
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