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echoic

[e-koh-ik] /ɛˈkoʊ ɪk/
adjective
1.
resembling an echo.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Latin ēchōicus. See echo, -ic
Related forms
nonechoic, adjective
unechoic, adjective
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  • Sensory information storage is also known as sensory register, sensory store, and eidetic and echoic memory.
British Dictionary definitions for echoic

echoic

/ɛˈkəʊɪk/
adjective
1.
characteristic of or resembling an echo
2.
onomatopoeic; imitative
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Word Origin and History for echoic
adj.

1880; see echo (n.) + -ic.

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