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Meaning of RESONANT

Pronunciation:  'rezu`nunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  inducing resonance; "resonant frequency"
  2. [adj]  characterized by reverberation; "a resonant voice"; "hear the rolling thunder"

RESONANT is a 8 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: resonating, resounding, reverberant, reverberating, reverberative, ringing, rolling



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Res"o*nant\, a. (Elec.)
    Adjusted as to dimensions (as an electric circuit) so that
    currents or electric surgings are produced by the passage of
    electric waves of a given frequency.
  2. \Res"o*nant\ (-nant), a. [L. resonans, p. pr. of
    resonare to resound: cf. F. r['e]sonnant. See {Resound}.]
    Returning, or capable of returning, sound; fitted to resound;
    resounding; echoing back.
          Through every hour of the golden morning, the streets
          were resonant with female parties of young and old.
                                                   --De Quincey.