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acoustic

, acoustical
1. of or related to sound, the sense of hearing, or acoustics
2. designed to respond to, absorb, or control sound
3. (of a musical instrument or recording) without electronic amplification
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acoustic

[ə′küs·tik]
(acoustics)
Relating to, containing, producing, arising from, actuated by, or carrying sound.
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acoustic, acoustical

The qualifying adjectives acoustic and acoustical have the following meanings: arising from, actuated by, containing, producing, or related to sound. In general, acoustic is used when the term being qualified designates something that has the properties, dimensions, or physical characteristics associated with sound waves; acoustical is used when the term being qualified does not explicitly designate something that has the properties, dimensions, or physical characteristics of sound (e.g., acoustical engineering). However, sometimes these two terms are used interchangeably.
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acoustic

Associated with sound at frequencies that are audible to human beings.
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In the following weeks, it will also play host to sets from the Accoustic Strawbs, Ezio, The Blow Monkeys, The Jets, The Zombies, Beverley Craven and Adrian Edmondson & the Bad Shepherds.
The crowd immediately warmed to the catchy, mainstream pop of newcomers Dirty Vegas who combined upbeat dance with thoughtful accoustic numbers.
Ken has had a major influence in accoustic, bluegrass, and country music in the Coventry area and formed "grass style" in 1997.
He's currently touring solo, but his percussive, driving accoustic set is full sound is busy with tricky rhythms and harmonic pyrotechnics.