infrasonic

[in-fruh-son-ik]
adjective
noting or pertaining to a sound wave with a frequency below the audio-frequency range.

Origin:
1925–30; infra- + sonic

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infrasound (ˈɪnfrəˌsaʊnd)
 
n
soundlike waves having a frequency below the audible range, that is, below about 16Hz
 
infrasonic
 
adj

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infrasonic in·fra·son·ic (ĭn'frə-sŏn'ĭk)
adj.
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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Example sentences
The atmospheric structure responsible for the transport of infrasonic energy can change rapidly in both time and space.
Infrasonic sound is always present in the environment.
Infrasonic and near-infrasonic signatures may provide advanced warning and monitoring of these extreme events.
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