Echoes



[ek-oh] /ˈɛk oʊ/

noun, plural echoes.
1.
a repetition of sound produced by the reflection of sound waves from a wall, mountain, or other obstructing surface.
2.
a sound heard again near its source after being reflected.
3.
any repetition or close imitation, as of the ideas or opinions of another.
4.
a person who reflects or imitates another.
5.
a sympathetic or identical response, as to sentiments expressed.
6.
a lingering trace or effect.
7.
(initial capital letter) Classical Mythology. a mountain nymph who pined away for love of the beautiful youth Narcissus until only her voice remained.
8.
Cards. the play of a high card and then a low card in the suit led by one’s partner as a signal to continue leading the suit, as in bridge, or to lead a trump, as in whist.
9.
Electronics. the reflection of a radio wave, as in radar or the like.
10.
(initial capital letter) U.S. Aerospace. one of an early series of inflatable passive communications satellites.
11.
a word used in communications to represent the letter E.
verb (used without object), echoed, echoing.
12.
to emit an echo; resound with an echo:
The hall echoed with cheers.
13.
to be repeated by or as by an echo:
Shouts echoed through the street.
verb (used with object), echoed, echoing.
14.
to repeat by or as by an echo; emit an echo of:
The hall echoes the faintest sounds.
15.
to repeat or imitate the words, sentiments, etc., of (a person).
16.
to repeat or imitate (words, sentiments, etc.).
/ˈɛkəʊ/
noun (pl) -oes
1.

2.
a repetition or imitation, esp an unoriginal reproduction of another’s opinions
3.
something that evokes memories, esp of a particular style or era
4.
(sometimes pl) an effect that continues after the original cause has disappeared; repercussion: the echoes of the French Revolution
5.
a person who copies another, esp one who obsequiously agrees with another’s opinions
6.

7.
the repetition of certain sounds or syllables in a verse line
8.
the quiet repetition of a musical phrase
9.
Also called echo organ, echo stop. a manual or stop on an organ that controls a set of quiet pipes that give the illusion of sounding at a distance
10.
an electronic effect in recorded music that adds vibration or resonance
verb -oes, -oing, -oed
11.
to resound or cause to resound with an echo: the cave echoed their shouts
12.
(intransitive) (of sounds) to repeat or resound by echoes; reverberate
13.
(transitive) (of persons) to repeat (words, opinions, etc), in imitation, agreement, or flattery
14.
(transitive) (of things) to resemble or imitate (another style, earlier model, etc)
15.
(transitive) (of a computer) to display (a character) on the screen of a visual display unit as a response to receiving that character from a keyboard entry
/ˈɛkəʊ/
noun
1.
either of two US passive communications satellites, the first of which was launched in 1960
/ˈɛkəʊ/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a nymph who, spurned by Narcissus, pined away until only her voice remained
/ˈɛkəʊ/
noun
1.
(communications) code word for the letter e
n.

mid-14c., from Latin echo, from Greek echo, personified as a mountain nymph, from or related to ekhe “sound,” ekhein “to resound,” from PIE root *swagh- “to resound” (cf. Sanskrit vagnuh “sound,” Latin vagire “to cry,” Old English swogan “to resound”). Related: Echoes.
v.

1550s, from echo (n.). Related: Echoed; echoing.
echo
(ěk’ō)

1.
Each Community Helps Others
2.
Exchange Clearing House
3.
Expo Collectors and Historians Organization

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