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Meaning of REVERBERATION

Pronunciation:  ri`vurbu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the persistence of a sound after its source has stopped
  2. [n]  a remote or indirect consequence of some action; "his declaration had unforeseen repercussions"; "reverberations of the market crash were felt years later"
 

REVERBERATION is a 13 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: echo, repercussion, replication, sound reflection
 
 See Also: consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, re-echo, reflection, reflectivity, reflexion, result, upshot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*ver`ber*a"tion\, n. [CF. F.
r['e]verb['e]ration.]
The act of reverberating; especially, the act of reflecting
light or heat, or re["e]choing sound; as, the reverberation
of rays from a mirror; the reverberation of rays from a
mirror; the reverberation of voices; the reverberation of
heat or flame in a furnace.

 

 

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