[ uh-koo-stoh-op-tiks ]
/ əˌku stoʊˈɒp tɪks /
Save This Word!
noun (used with a singular verb)
the science and technology of the interactions between sound waves and light waves passing through material media, especially as applied to the modulation and deflection of laser beams by ultrasonic waves.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
OTHER WORDS FROM acoustoopticsa·cous·to·op·tic, a·cous·to·op·ti·cal, adjectivea·cous·to·op·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby acoustooptics
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021