Acoustics Definition & Meaning | Britannica Dictionary (2024)

acoustics

ˈkuːstɪks/

noun

Britannica Dictionary definition of ACOUSTICS

1

[plural]

:

the qualities of a room (such as its shape or size) that make it easy or difficult for people inside to hear sounds clearly

:

acoustic qualities

  • We love performing in this room because of its great acoustics.

  • The acoustics in the school's auditorium are terrible.

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2

[noncount]

:

the science that studies sounds

  • Acoustics is a challenging subject.

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Acoustics Definition & Meaning | Britannica Dictionary (2024)
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