from The Century Dictionary.

  • In relation to acoustics or hearing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In relation to sound or to hearing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb manner In an acoustic manner, or using an acoustic musical instrument.
  • adverb domain From the perspective of acoustics.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb with respect to acoustics


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acoustical +‎ -ly


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  • So-called acoustically transparent perforated vinyl screens tend to cause audio and video problems such as video resolution loss, moiré interaction between the grid of digital pixels and the fixed grid of holes in the screen, as well as pronounced audio high frequency loss and comb filtering.

    HomeToys News 2009

  • The advantage of the Shuttle PCs is that they are dead quiet acoustically, meaning that I could place the PC in my equipment rack and use short interconnects to the preamp.

    Stereophile RSS Feed 2010

  • Worse, consider if they had declared that song was dangerous, an unharnessed form of speech that acoustically shifted too much and led to the production of sound being too out of control, and possibly causing loss of speech and mind.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God PhD Bradford Keeney 2010

  • Mr. Sharp took those into account when writing the piece "Occam's Razor" for the New York-based ensembles the JACK Quartet and the Sirius Quartet, as well as for his own solo guitar piece, which will be played acoustically.

    The 'East Village Nosferatu' Haunts Brooklyn Steve Dollar 2011

  • These gleaming new concert venues are the latest arrivals in a building and renovations spree that has transformed the cultural landscape in North America, as cities large and small replace outdated or acoustically challenged facilities.

    Cultural Construction Slowdown Barbara Jepson 2011

  • Mr. Farr said he got the occasional complaint about noise but added that there was little the restaurant could do, because "acoustically, our building is a little complicated."

    Global Menu at Salt House Bart Ziegler 2011

  • Imagine being an highly intelligent acoustically oriented animal confined to a sterile sensory devoid saltwater swimming pool ….

    Think Progress » American Family Association Pins SeaWorld Death On Lack Of Christianity: ‘Bible Ignored, Trainer Died’ 2010

  • You can still hear Bryan Adams's "Everything I Do I Do it for You" on mainstream radio, in supermarkets, elevators and other acoustically defenseless enclosures.

    What's On Around Europe 2011

  • Parker has been rewriting the book on the sounds that can be made with a sax for over 40 years, developing a remarkable post-Coltrane technique that has allowed him to play counterpoint on what was designed as a single-line instrument, generate electronics-like textures acoustically, and build a personal soundscape that avoids conventional tunes but has its own arresting lyricism.

    This week's new live music 2011

  • On a lighter note, Luke Haines, the indie pop star who dresses like John Betjeman, will be reading from his memoirs and performing acoustically Fri.

    This week's new live music 2012


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