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resonance

Roget category 408

3. Words relating to matter
3.3. Organic matter
›› 3.3.2. Sensation

#408. Resonance

noun

resonancering etc. v. — ringing, tintinabulation etc. v. — reflexion [Brit.], reflection, reverberationecho, reechozap, zot [Coll.]buzz (hiss) 409.
low note, base note, bass note, flat note, grave note, deep notebassbasso, basso profondo [It]baritone, barytonecontralto.
[device to cause resonance] echo chamber, resonator.
[ringing in the ears] tinnitus [Med.].
[devices which make a resonating sound] bell, doorbell, buzzergong, cymbals (musical instruments) 417.
[physical resonance] sympathetic vibrationsnatural frequency, coupled vibration frequencyovertoneresonating cavitysounding board, tuning fork.
[electrical resonance] tuning, squelch, frequency selectionresonator, resonator circuitradio &c.. [chemical resonance] resonant structure, aromaticity, alternating double bonds, non-bonded resonancepi clouds, unsaturation, double bond, (valence).

verb

resound, reverberate, reecho, resonatering, jingle, gingle, chink, clinktink, tinklechimegurgle etc. 405plash, goggle, echo, ring in the ear.

adjective

resounding etc. v. — resonant, reverberant, tinnient, tintinnabularysonorous, booming, deep-toned, deep-sounding, deep-mouthed, vibranthollow, sepulchralgruff etc. (harsh) 410.

phrase

sweet bells jangled, out of time and harsh" [Hamlet]; echoing down the mountain and through the echoing down the mountain and through the dell.



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