acouasm
A buzzing or a ringing of the ears

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • acouasm — /euh kooh az euhm, ak ooh az /, n. Psychiatry. a nonverbal auditory hallucination, as a ringing or hissing. Also, acoasm, acousma. [ < Gk ákou(sma) something heard (akous , s. of akoúein to hear + ma resultative n. suffix) + asm as in ENTHUSIASM …   Universalium

  • acouasm — n. ringing noise in the head …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acouasm — /euh kooh az euhm, ak ooh az /, n. Psychiatry. a nonverbal auditory hallucination, as a ringing or hissing. Also, acoasm, acousma. [ < Gk ákou(sma) something heard (akous , s. of akoúein to hear + ma resultative n. suffix) + asm as in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Robert Scott Thompson — is a composer of ambient, instrumental and electroacoustic music. He earned the B.Mus. degree from the University of Oregon and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at San Diego. His primary teachers include Bernard Rands,… …   Wikipedia

  • acoasm — /ak oh az euhm/, n. acouasm. * * * …   Universalium

  • acousma — /euh koohz meuh/, n., pl. acousmas, acousmata. acouasm. * * * …   Universalium

  • acoustic — acoustically, adv. /euh kooh stik/, adj. Also, acoustical. 1. pertaining to the sense or organs of hearing, to sound, or to the science of sound. 2. (of a building material) designed for controlling sound. 3. Music. a. of, pertaining to, or being …   Universalium

  • acousma — noun illusory auditory perception of strange nonverbal sounds • Syn: ↑auditory hallucination • Hypernyms: ↑hallucination * * * əˈküzmə, aˈ noun (plural acousmas məz ; or …   Useful english dictionary

  • acoasm — /ak oh az euhm/, n. acouasm …   Useful english dictionary

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