sound absorption

Definitions

Cars & Driving

  • noun the weight and space restrictions of modern cars call for sound absorption using thin-walled materials, whose thickness is small in relation to the wave length of the sound to be absorbed

Construction

  • The process of dissipating sound energy.
  • The measure of the absorptive ability of a material or object, expressed in sabins or metric sabins.

Electronics

  • sound energy which is retained or dissipated by a medium which has had sound waves pass though or strike it. Also called acoustic absorption.
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