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resonator

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noun res·o·na·tor \-ˌnā-tər\

Simple Definition of resonator

  • : a device used to make something (such as a musical instrument) louder

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of resonator

  1. :  something that resounds or resonates: as a :  a hollow metallic container for producing microwaves or a piezoelectric crystal put into oscillation by the oscillations of an outside source b :  a device for increasing the resonance of a musical instrument

Circa 1869

First Known Use of resonator

circa 1869


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