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acoustic
used in The Hidden Oracle

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
auditorium acoustics
Definition
sound quality or its study based on such things as the surfaces off of which sound bounces — such as how well a voice on stage can be heard in the back of an auditorium, or how noisy a restaurant sounds
  • I sang directly into the mouth of the myrmekes' tunnel, trusting the acoustics to carry my message.
    p. 314.2

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2  —1 use as in:
acoustic guitar
Definition
of a guitar or other musical instrument:  not using electricity to amplify sound
  • Damien White, son of Nemesis, lived up to his namesake by wreaking vengeance on an acoustic guitar.
    p. 139.9
acoustic = not using electricity to amplify sound
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