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acoustic

adjective uk   us   /əˈkuː.stɪk/
relating to sound or hearing: The microphone converts acoustic waves to electrical signals for transmission. used to refer to a musical instrument that is not made louder by electrical equipment: an acoustic guitar

acoustic

noun [C usually plural] uk   us   /əˈkuː.stɪk/
the way in which the structure of a building or room affects the qualities of musical or spoken sound: The concert was recorded in a church that is famous for its acoustics.
acoustically
adverb uk   us   /-stɪ.kəl.i/
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