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anacoustic (adjective), more anacoustic, most anacoustic
Descriptive of someone or something having a diminished or a complete loss of hearing: The veterinarian observed that Rufus was the most anacoustic cat that she has ever seen.
This entry is located in the following unit: acous-, acou-, acouo-, acoustico-, acouto-, acousti-, -acousia, -acousis, -acoustical, acu-, -acusis-, -acusia (page 4)
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anacoustic zone; zone of silence (s) (noun); anacoustic zones; zones of silence (pl)
An area in outer space where sound cannot be transmitted: The anacoustic zone is said to be the upper portion of the earth's atmosphere starting at a hundred miles (160 kilometers) and on into interplanetary space, where sound cannot be projected because gas molecules are too far apart to serve as a transferring medium.
The anacoustic zone is also known as the "zone of silence".