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Definition of "reverberation" [re•ver•ber•a•tion]

  • The act of reverberating. (noun)
  • The condition of being reverberated. (noun)
  • Something reverberated. (noun)
  • An echolike force or effect; a repercussion: Reverberations from the stock market crash were still being felt months later. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reverberation" in a sentence
  • "“Melodious reverberation from the biped,” Jelif transmitted."
  • "That [Page 73] first night the hush was so intense that every reverberation from the dark hills beyond the walls brought out in the mind its separate vision of destruction; and then, just as the strained imagination could bear no more, the thunder ceased."
  • "HOLLOWAY: It's called reverberation chamber and the idea here is to get as many reflections as possible."