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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-koo-stik]
    • /əˈku stɪk/
    • /əˈkuːstɪklɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-koo-stik]
    • /əˈku stɪk/

Definitions of acoustically word

  • adverb acoustically with reference to acoustics; from the standpoint of acoustics 3
  • adjective acoustically pertaining to the sense or organs of hearing, to sound, or to the science of sound. 1
  • adjective acoustically (of a building material) designed for controlling sound. 1
  • adjective acoustically Music. of, relating to, or being a musical instrument whose sound is not electrically enhanced or modified. arranged for or made up of such instruments: an acoustic solo; an acoustic group. 1
  • noun acoustically Obsolete. a remedy for deafness or imperfect hearing. 1
  • noun acoustically (manner) In an acoustic manner, or using an acoustic musical instrument. 1

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Origin of acoustically

First appearance:

before 1595
One of the 38% oldest English words
From the Greek word akoustikós, dating back to 1595-1605. See acouasm, -tic

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Parts of speech for Acoustically


acoustically popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

acoustically usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with acoustically

  • how to acoustically treat a room?

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