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: something that resounds or resonates: such as
: a hollow metallic container for producing microwaves or a piezoelectric crystal put into oscillation by the oscillations of an outside source
: a device for increasing the resonance of a musical instrument
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circa 1869, in the meaning defined above
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: a device used to make something (such as a musical instrument) louder
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occurring twice a year or every two years
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