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Acoustic cleaning — is used wherever there is a build up of dry materials and particulates which need to be cleaned regularly to ensure maximum efficiency and minimize maintenance and down time. An acoustic cleaner works by generating powerful sound waves which will … Wikipedia
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Acoustic Weapons — The frequency of these weapons can be adjusted for different effects. The sonic frequencies cause the hair cells of the inner ear to vibrate. This creates the feeling of motion sickness, vertigo and nausea. Adjusting the frequency can cause … The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology
Noise (acoustic) — Acoustic noise is any sound in the acoustic domain, either deliberate (music, speech, etc.) or unintended. It is important to recognise that the term noise is also used to refer to other, non audible forms, especially in electronics and in the… … Wikipedia
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