reverberation

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noun re·ver·ber·a·tion \ri-ˌvər-bə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of reverberation

  1. 1 :  an act of reverberating :  the state of being reverberated

  2. 2a :  something that is reverberatedb :  an effect or impact that resembles an echo

Examples of reverberation in a sentence

  1. the reverberations of her voice

  2. Although the room was very big, her voice could be heard with little reverberation.

14th Century

First Known Use of reverberation

14th century


REVERBERATION Defined for English Language Learners

reverberation

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noun re·ver·ber·a·tion \ri-ˌvər-bə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of reverberation for English Language Learners

  • : a sound that echoes

  • : an effect or result that is not wanted



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