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2014-01-14 23:28:45

KeeboMed Inc. has introduced live chat functionality on its website UsedUltrasoundEquipment.com.

Researchers Levitate Particles With Sound Waves
2014-01-03 18:09:52

University of Tokyo researchers have developed a new technique for levitating objects using sound, allowing the floating objects to be steered in three different directions.

2013-12-26 23:03:33

KeeboMed Inc. has added Chison ECO-3 to its product range.

2013-12-25 23:00:50

KeeboMed Inc. has now expanded its inventory to include Chison ECO-3Ve, an ultra-compact ultrasound machine that has only briefly been used as a demo model.

2013-12-11 23:28:12

Audio Spotlight one of several forward-thinking technologies highlighted on recent Gadget Man episode, selected for its unparalleled ability to produce a narrow beam of sound for private listening.

2013-12-04 10:49:30

Listeners can distinguish the voices of tall versus short people.

2013-11-24 23:02:25

Delaware Bypass Tunnel Uses Sound Curtains to Reduce Noise Levels in Surrounding Areas (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Sound Curtain Panels Model BBC-13X-2”

2013-11-19 23:30:48

Westfield London shoppers treated to interactive advertising that beams satiric songs from Fiat's 'Motherhood' and 'Fatherhood' campaigns to discreet courtyard zones using


Latest Acoustics Reference Libraries

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2010-09-24 18:11:38

A tuning fork, formed of a two-pronged fork, is an acoustic resonator with prongs formed from a U-shaped bar of elastic metal. When struck against a surface it resonates at a specific constant pitch emitting a pure musical tone after waiting a moment for some high overtones to die out. The length of the prongs determines the particular pitch of the fork. Most of the time it is used as a standard of pitch to tune other musical instruments. In 1711, John Shore invented the tuning fork. The...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).