the time it takes for a sound made in a room to diminish by 60 decibels.
a measure of the acoustic properties of a room, equal to the time taken for a sound to fall in intensity by 60 decibels. It is usually measured in seconds
verb (used without object), reverberated, reverberating. 1. to reecho or resound: Her singing reverberated through the house. 2. Physics. to be reflected many times, as sound waves from the walls of a confined space. 3. to rebound or recoil. 4. to be deflected, as flame in a reverberatory furnace. verb (used with object), reverberated, reverberating. […]
[ri-vur-ber-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /rɪˈvɜr bər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. characterized or produced by reverberation. 2. noting a furnace, kiln, or the like in which the fuel is not in direct contact with the ore, metal, etc., to be heated, but furnishes a flame that plays over the material, especially by being deflected downward from […]
noun 1. See at reverberatory (def 2). reverberatory furnace noun 1. a metallurgical furnace having a curved roof that deflects heat onto the charge so that the fuel is not in direct contact with the ore
verb (used with object), revered, revering. 1. to regard with respect tinged with awe; venerate: The child revered her mother. noun 1. revers. noun 1. Paul, 1735–1818, American silversmith and patriot, famous for his night horseback ride, April 18, 1775, to warn Massachusetts colonists of the coming of British troops. 2. a city in E […]