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acoustic phonetics

a·cous·tic pho·net·ics
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-koo-stik fuh-net-iks, foh-]
    • /əˈku stɪk fəˈnɛt ɪks, foʊ-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-koo-stik fuh-net-iks, foh-]
    • /əˈku stɪk fəˈnɛt ɪks, foʊ-/

Definitions of acoustic phonetics words

  • noun acoustic phonetics the branch of phonetics concerned with the acoustic properties of human speech 3
  • noun acoustic phonetics the branch of science dealing with the sounds of speech in terms of their frequency, duration, intensity, etc., especially as analyzed by means of instruments like the sound spectrograph and the oscillograph. Compare articulatory phonetics. 1
  • noun acoustic phonetics a composite branch of physics and linguistics that treats sound proper as it relates to speech. 1
  • noun acoustic phonetics the branch of phonetics dealing with the transmission of sounds to the ear and the reception of them by the ear prior to neurological processing. 1

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Origin of acoustic phonetics

First appearance:

before 1930
One of the 10% newest English words
First recorded in 1930-35

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acoustic phonetics popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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