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anacoustic

[ an-uh-koo-stik ]
/ ˌæn əˈku stɪk /
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adjective

of or relating to the upper portion of the earth's atmosphere and to interplanetary space, where sound cannot be transmitted because molecules are too far apart to serve as a transmitting medium.

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Origin of anacoustic

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British Dictionary definitions for anacoustic

anacoustic
/ (ˌænəˈkuːstɪk) /

adjective

unable to support the propagation of sound; soundless
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