catacoustics

science of echoes or reflected sounds

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • catacoustic —   a. pertaining to echoes.    ♦ catacoustics, n. study of echoes …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cataphonics — /ka tə fonˈiks/ singular noun Catacoustics ORIGIN: Gr kata back, and phōnē sound • • • cataphonˈic adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • cataphonic — cataphonˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑cataphonics * * * cataˈphonic, a. [f. Gr. κατά + ϕωνή voice, sound + ic. Cf. catacoustics.] Pertaining to cataphonics. In mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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