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ultrasonics

[ uhl-truh-son-iks ]

noun

, (used with a singular verb)
  1. the branch of science that deals with the effects of sound waves above human perception.


ultrasonics

/ ˌʌltrəˈsɒnɪks /

noun

  1. functioning as singular the branch of physics concerned with ultrasonic waves Also calledsupersonics


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ultrasonics1

First recorded in 1930–35; ultrasonic, -ics

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Example Sentences

Ultrasonics were nice, effective, humane police weapons, but they were unreliable.

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