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Acoustics: Sound is simply vibrating air. How fast, how much, and when the air is vibrated, determines what we will ultimately hear as sound. The science of this process is called acoustics. When a spe . . . View Full Definition
Psychoacoustics: The scientific study of the relationship between human hearing and its stimulus; in other words, how we hear.
Standing Wave: A phenomenon where a sound is reflected between two parallel surfaces, such that certain sounds are made more intense and others diminished in given parts of a listening environment. Technic . . . View Full Definition
Ringing: The tendency for any vibrating surface to continue to produce the same frequency. This is limited by the decay time over which the inertia of other forces act to repress the motion. In acous . . . View Full Definition