noun (pl) -chis, -chies
any of several south american rodents of the genus myoprocta, closely related to the agoutis but much smaller, with a white-tipped tail: family dasyproctidae
the balsam from the trunk is highly odoriferous, and used in perfumery, and is known as balsam of acouchi; it is used in medicine.
catalogue of economic plants in the collection of the u. s. department of agriculture william saunders
acousmatamnesia acousmatamnesia a·cous·ma·tam·ne·sia (ə-kōōs’mə-tām-nē’zhə, -kōōz’-) n. loss of memory for sounds.
- Acoustic aphasia
acoustic aphasia acoustic aphasia n. see auditory aphasia.
- Acoustic coupler
a modem designed to connect a telephone handset to a computer terminal or processor. noun (computing) a device converting computer-data signals into acoustic form for transmission down a telephone line, through the handset microphone see also modem hardware, communications a device used to connect a modem to a telephone line via an ordinary handset. the […]
- Acoustic feature
any acoustic property of a speech sound that may be recorded and -n-lyzed, as its fundamental frequency or formant structure. an acoustic property that defines a cl-ss of speech sounds, especially in distinctive feature -n-lysis, as acute, grave, or diffuse. historical examples they are not responsible for any specific sound or acoustic feature of sounds […]
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