Definitions for reverberaterɪˈvɜr bəˌreɪt; -bər ɪt
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resound, echo, ring, reverberate(verb)
ring or echo with sound
"the hall resounded with laughter"
have a long or continuing effect
"The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life"
be reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves
"the waves reverberate as far away as the end of the building"
to throw or bend back (from a surface)
"Sound is reflected well in this auditorium"
bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet(verb)
spring back; spring away from an impact
"The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
treat, process, heat, melt, or refine in a reverberatory furnace
to ring with many echos
to have a lasting effect
to repeatedly return
to rebound or recoil
to shine or reflect (from a surface, etc.)
to shine or glow (on something) with reflected light
Origin: * From verbero.
driven back, as sound; reflected
to return or send back; to repel or drive back; to echo, as sound; to reflect, as light, as light or heat
to send or force back; to repel from side to side; as, flame is reverberated in a furnace
hence, to fuse by reverberated heat
to resound; to echo
to be driven back; to be reflected or repelled, as rays of light; to be echoed, as sound
Origin: [L. reverberatus, p. p. of reverberare to strike back, repel; pref. re- re- + verberare to lash, whip, beat, fr. verber a lash, whip, rod.]
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