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Acoustic guitar
An acoustic guitar

Acoustic may mean:

In science:

  • Acoustics, a branch of physics that studies sound
  • Acoustic meatus, another name for the ear canal

In music:

  • Acoustic music, music that solely or primarily uses instruments that do not need electric amplification to make a sound
  • An instrument used in acoustic music (see link above), such as:
    • Acoustic guitar, as opposed to electric guitar
    • Acoustic bass guitar, as opposed to electric bass guitar
  • An album:
    • Acoustic (Deine Lakaien album), 1995
    • Acoustic (John Lennon album), 2004
  • A record label:
    • Acoustic Americana
    • Acoustic Disc
  • Piano acoustics
  • Acoustic fingerprint


  • Acoustic torpedo
  • Acoustic signature


  • Acoustic Control Corporation, a company which produced instrument amplifiers using Acoustic as a brand name
  • Acoustic thermometry, observation of the oceans' climates using long-range acoustic instruments
  • Acoustic cryptanalysis, in cryptography, a side channel attack which exploits sounds
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