reverberate has definitions from the field of physics
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[ verb ] ring or echo with sound

Synonyms

ring echo resound

Examples

"the hall resounded with laughter"

Used in print

(David Alexander, Bloodstain....)

The weird , insane sound of the Rebel yell reverberated again and echoed from the distant hills .

2
[ verb ] spring back; spring away from an impact

Examples

"The rubber ball bounced" "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"

3
[ verb ] treat, process, heat, melt, or refine in a reverberating furnace

Examples

"reverberate ore"

Related terms

process

4
[ verb ] (physics) to throw or bend back (from a surface)

Synonyms

reflect

Examples

"A mirror in the sun can reflect light into a person's eyes" "Sound is reflected well in this auditorium"

Related terms

mirror acoustics reflector

5
[ verb ] (physics) be reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves

Examples

"the waves reverberate as far away as the end of the building"

Related terms

reflect reflect

6
[ verb ] have a long or continuing effect

Examples

"The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life"

Related terms

prevail repercussion

7
[ verb ] sound in sympathy

Synonyms

consonate

Related terms

resound consonance

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