radiation emitted by an atom or molecule, having the same frequency as that of an incident particle, as a photon, and usually involving a transition to the lowest energy level of the atom or molecule.
adjective 1. resounding or echoing, as sounds: the resonant thundering of cannons being fired. 2. deep and full of resonance: a resonant voice. 3. pertaining to resonance. 4. producing resonance; causing amplification or sustention of sound. 5. pertaining to a system in a state of resonance, especially with respect to sound. noun 6. Phonetics. a […]
- Resonant cavity
noun 1. another name for cavity resonator
- Resonant circuit
resonant circuit (rěz’ə-nənt) An electric circuit which has very low impedance at a certain frequency. Resonant circuits are often built using an inductor, such as a coil, connected in parallel to a capacitor. The response of the circuit to signals of different frequencies is a function of the inductance and capacitance of the circuit and […]
- Resonant-jet engine
[rez-uh-nuh nt-jet] /ˈrɛz ə nəntˈdʒɛt/ noun 1. resojet engine.