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Answer for the clue "The study of the physical properties of sound", 9 letters:
acoustics

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Word definitions for acoustics in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ A year or so later the guitars that really killed the Levin came in - the first flat-top Yamaha acoustics . ▪ Indoors, you may have trouble with the acoustics of the room in which you are recording. ▪ Now more San Diego restaurants,...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Acoustics \A*cous"tics\ (#; 277), n. [Names of sciences in -ics, as, acoustics, mathematics, etc., are usually treated as singular. See -ics .] (Physics.) The science of sounds, teaching their nature, phenomena, and laws. Acoustics, then, or the science...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 The physical quality of a space for performing music. 2 (context physics English) The science of sounds, teaching their nature, phenomena and laws.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1680s, "science of sound," from acoustic (also see -ics ). Meaning "acoustic properties" of a building, etc., attested from 1885.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. the study of the physical properties of sound

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including topics such as vibration , sound , ultrasound and infrasound . A scientist who works in the field of acoustics is an acoustician...

Usage examples of acoustics.

Heisenberg could, of course, have said the same of the science of acoustics in regard to one born deaf.

For all the processes essential to a physical acoustics are accessible to the eye and other senses.

I could hear their voices, full of excitement -- but the acoustics of the place made it impossible to get a good fix on the cries that were bounding back and forth across the lobby.

But the acoustics of the shaft magnify and multiply the sound so forebodingly that Amsel stops in the middle of his skulduggery, looks behind him over his rounded back, and turns the flashlight on his friend.

The sound seemed to be coming from ahead of them, and she hoped that it was just the tricky acoustics of the cavern.

It still reverberated, though Ilna had noticed that the acoustics of this great square room were wretchedly bad.

The auriferous tooth, the sedentary disposition, the Sunday afternoon wanderlust, the draught upon the delicatessen store for home-made comforts, the furor for department store marked-down sales, the feeling of superiority to the lady in the third-floor front who wore genuine ostrich tips and had two names over her bell, the mucilaginous hours during which she remained glued to the window sill, the vigilant avoidance of the instalment man, the tireless patronage of the acoustics of the dumb-waiter shaft - all the attributes of the Gotham flat-dweller were hers.

Its acoustics were poor, proper names often came out garbled, a chaotic calendar messed up the order of events but, on the whole, the colored dots did form a geomantic picture of sorts.

Heisenberg could, of course, have said the same of the science of acoustics in regard to one born deaf.

For all the processes essential to a physical acoustics are accessible to the eye and other senses.

The sound seemed to be coming from ahead of them, and she hoped that it was just the tricky acoustics of the cavern.

By the time she had demonstrated the six fiols in the museumthree soprano and three altoand the woods used to make them had been explained, with a discussion on technical acoustics that made her headache start up again, Margaret was ravenous and exhausted.

Occasionally, sound from the gym could be heard echoing, kids yelling, the ball whacking against the wall, all of it garbled through the peculiar acoustics of the gym.