Infra sonic


noting or pertaining to a sound wave with a frequency below the audio-frequency range.

1925–30; infra- + sonic Unabridged
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infrasonic in·fra·son·ic (ĭn'frə-sŏn'ĭk)
Generating or using waves or vibrations with frequencies below that of audible sound.

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infrasound   (ĭn'frə-sound')  Pronunciation Key 
Sound whose wave frequency is too low (under 15-20 hertz) to be heard by humans. Some animals, such as elephants and whales, emit calls at infrasound frequencies. See Note at ultrasound.

infrasonic adjective
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