- the branch of science that deals with the effects of sound waves above human perception.
Origin of ultrasonics
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- (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with ultrasonic wavesAlso called: supersonics
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- The acoustics of ultrasonic sound.
- The science and technology that deals with ultrasound.
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