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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acoustic  \A*cous"tic\,  n. 
  A  medicine  or  agent  to  assist  hearing. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acoustic  \A*cous"tic\  (#;  277),  a.  [F.  acoustique  Gr  ? 
  relating  to  hearing,  fr  ?  to  hear.] 
  Pertaining  to  the  sense  of  hearing,  the  organs  of  hearing,  or 
  the  science  of  sounds;  auditory. 
 
  {Acoustic  duct},  the  auditory  duct,  or  external  passage  of 
  the  ear. 
 
  {Acoustic  telegraph},  a  telegraph  making  audible  signals;  a 
  telephone. 
 
  {Acoustic  vessels},  brazen  tubes  or  vessels,  shaped  like  a 
  bell,  used  in  ancient  theaters  to  propel  the  voices  of  the 
  actors,  so  as  to  render  them  audible  to  a  great  distance. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acoustic 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  the  science  of  acoustics;  "acoustic 
  properties  of  a  hall"  [syn:  {acoustical}] 
  n  :  a  remedy  for  hearing  loss  or  deafness 




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