noun, plural ech·oes.
verb (used without object), ech·oed, ech·o·ing.
verb (used with object), ech·oed, ech·o·ing.
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The discovery of coronavirus in the bathroom of an unoccupied apartment in Guangzhou, China, suggests the airborne pathogen may have wafted upwards through drain pipes, an echo of a large SARS outbreak in Hong Kong 17 years ago.Scientists found coronavirus in a long-vacant apartment. A possible spreader? ‘Fecal aerosol plumes’|Claire Zillman, reporter|August 27, 2020|Fortune
Between 2011 and 2015, NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft mapped the craters of perpetual darkness, and confirmed that they match up with the pattern of radar echoes.These Images Expose the Dark Side of the Solar System - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Corey S. Powell|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
This could exacerbate the problem Eli Pariser pointed out in The Filter Bubble years ago—that is, the tendency of the modern internet to shunt users into echo chambers where they are shielded from contrary views.The Anonymous Culture Cops of the Internet - Facts So Romantic|Jesse Singal|August 12, 2020|Nautilus
Around the world, seismometers don’t just pick up loud echoes of earthquakes rumbling through the subsurface.COVID-19 lockdowns dramatically reduced seismic noise from humans|Carolyn Gramling|July 23, 2020|Science News
Then, they listen for the echoes from the sound waves bouncing off objects in their surroundings.
I hope I can be forgiven for finding this echo more than merely coincidental.
Later in an Echo of Moscow interview Kadyrov said that the operation would be over in 20 minutes.Fierce Fighting in Grozny Raises Specter of ISIS Influence in Russia|Anna Nemtsova|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Does Venediktov have any hope that Echo of Moscow will survive this battle?
Echo has documented all the crises of the post-Perestroika era, wars, conflicts, scandals, and protests.
To the millions of Russians who listen to Echo both on the radio and online, the idea of life without Echo is unthinkable.
This the Echo, with very little hesitation, repeated in duplicate as usual.
She blushed at the snare the echo of his words had led her into.Mr. Claghorn's Daughter|Hilary Trent
Gud reached over and picked up the nothing which he had thought was the echo of a voice.The Book of Gud|Dan Spain
On they walked upon the gloomy track, the silence only broken by the echo of their own footfalls.Jack Harkaway and His Son's Escape From the Brigand's of Greece|Bracebridge Hemyng
He called the names first of one, and then another, but the only answer he received was the echo of his own voice.Fire Cloud|Samuel Fletcher
British Dictionary definitions for echo (1 of 4)
noun plural -oes
- the reflection of sound or other radiation by a reflecting medium, esp a solid object
- the sound so reflected
- the signal reflected by a radar target
- the trace produced by such a signal on a radar screen