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a·cous·tics

acoustics

 
pronunciation:
ku stihks
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part of speech: noun
inflections: acoustics
definition: the aspects of a room or space that make sounds easy or difficult to hear (used with a plural verb).
The theater's acoustics were excellent.
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The word acoustics contains the following part:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology