acoustic trauma deafness
acoustic trauma deafness n.
The impairment or loss of hearing caused by injury to the inner ear after exposure to extremely loud or prolonged sounds.
- Acoustical cloud
one of a number of acoustic panels installed near the ceiling of a concert hall to reflect sound for improving the acoustic quality of music.
- Acoustical surveillance
the collecting or recording of information by sound-detection methods and devices, as for intelligence purposes.
- Acoustical tile
tile made in various sizes and textures from soft, usually fibrous, sound-absorbing material, as wood, cork, or metal, and typically applied to ceilings or walls.
an acoustic engineer. noun an expert in acoustics