Synonyms for acoustics

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Antonyms for acoustics

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It is as if the laws of light should be applied to a question in acoustics.

The acoustics of this immense and peculiarly-shaped building are most perfect.

The acoustics of the silent hall carried his soft voice up to us.

When the house is full, the audience makes a difference in the acoustics.

The laws of acoustics, bearing on the voice, have also been carefully considered.

The ceiling had to be brought down, because it interfered with the laws of acoustics.

The lectures on acoustics, which came late in the course, were also exceedingly popular.

Consideration of acoustics now led Walter to put on his other stocking.

So is colour, so is sound—yet there are optics and acoustics.

I'm told the acoustics of this hall leave much to be desired, Mr. Brown!

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, "science of sound," from acoustic (also see -ics). Meaning "acoustic properties" of a building, etc., attested from 1885.