Cataphonics Cat`a*phon"ics, n. [Pref. cata + phonic: cf. F. cataphonique.] (Physics) That branch of acoustics which treats of reflected sounds; catacoustics. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cataphonics — /ka tə fonˈiks/ singular noun Catacoustics ORIGIN: Gr kata back, and phōnē sound • • • cataphonˈic adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • cataphonic — cataphonˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑cataphonics * * * cataˈphonic, a. [f. Gr. κατά + ϕωνή voice, sound + ic. Cf. catacoustics.] Pertaining to cataphonics. In mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cataphonic — Cat a*phon ic, a. Of or relating to cataphonics; catacoustic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cat|a|cous|tics — «KAT uh KOOS tihks, KOWS », noun. the science of reflected sound; cataphonics. ╂[< cat + acoustics] …   Useful english dictionary

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