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1. acoustics

the study of the physical properties of sound

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1. (functioning as singular)
the scientific study of sound and sound waves
2. (functioning as plural)
the characteristics of a room, auditorium, etc, that determine the fidelity with which sound can be heard within it

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plural noun
the qualities of a room, theater, etc. that have to do with how clearly sounds can be heard or transmitted in it
the branch of physics dealing with sound, esp. with its transmission

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1. (used with a sing. verb) The scientific study of sound, especially of its generation, transmission, and reception.
2. (used with a pl. verb) The total effect of sound, especially as produced in an enclosed space: "Such annoyances are frequently caused by flaws in the acoustics rather than the performers" (Mel Gussow).

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