Reverberation



[ri-vur-buh-rey-shuh n] /rɪˌvɜr bəˈreɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
a reechoed sound.
2.
the fact of being reverberated or reflected.
3.
something that is reverberated:
Reverberations from the explosion were felt within a six-mile radius.
4.
an act or instance of reverberating.
5.
Physics. the persistence of a sound after its source has stopped, caused by multiple reflection of the sound within a closed space.
6.
the act or process of subjecting something to reflected heat, as in a reverberatory furnace.

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