[ sahy-koh-uh-koo-stiks or, esp. British, -uh-kou- ]
/ ˌsaɪ koʊ əˈku stɪks or, esp. British, -əˈkaʊ- /
noun (used with a singular verb)
the study of sound perception.
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OTHER WORDS FROM psychoacousticspsy·cho·a·cous·tic, psy·cho·a·cous·ti·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for psychoacoustics
/ (ˌsaɪkəʊəˈkuːstɪks) /
(functioning as singular) psychol the study of the relationship between sounds and their physiological and psychological effects
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Medical definitions for psychoacoustics
[ sī′kō-ə-kōō′stĭks ]
The scientific study of the perception of sound.
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