Diacoustics
Diacoustics Di`a*cous"tics, n. [Cf. F. diacoustique.] That branch of natural philosophy which treats of the properties of sound as affected by passing through different mediums; -- called also {diaphonics}. See the Note under {Acoustics}.

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  • diacoustics — n. Diaphonics …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • diacoustics — diacoustˈics singular noun The branch of physics that deals with refracted sounds • • • Main Entry: ↑diacoustic …   Useful english dictionary

  • diaphonics — Diacoustics Di a*cous tics, n. [Cf. F. diacoustique.] That branch of natural philosophy which treats of the properties of sound as affected by passing through different mediums; called also {diaphonics}. See the Note under {Acoustics} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sound — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Sound >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 sound sound noise strain Sgm: N 1 accent accent twang intonation tone Sgm: N 1 cadence cadence Sgm: N 1 sonorousness sonorousness …   English dictionary for students

  • Acoustics — A*cous tics (#; 277), n. [Names of sciences in ics, as, acoustics, mathematics, etc., are usually treated as singular. See { ics}.] (Physics.) The science of sounds, teaching their nature, phenomena, and laws. [1913 Webster] Acoustics, then, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diaphonics — Di a*phon ics, n. The doctrine of refracted sound; diacoustics. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sound — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I adj. whole, undamaged; healthy, robust; logical, true, valid, reliable, honorable, trust worthy; solvent; strong, firm; thorough; unbroken. See perfection, health, stability.Ant., unsound, unhealthy,… …   English dictionary for students

  • diaphonics — n. Diacoustics …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • diacoustic — /dī ə kooˈstik, old fashioned kowˈ/ adjective Relating to the refraction of sound ORIGIN: ↑dia , and ↑acoustic • • • diacoustˈics singular noun The branch of physics that deals with refracted sounds * * * diacoustic, a. (daɪəˈkaʊstɪk) [f …   Useful english dictionary

  • di|a|cous|tic — «DY uh KOOS tihk, KOWS », adjective. of or having to do with diacoustics …   Useful english dictionary

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