[ rez-uh-nuhnt ]
/ ˈrɛz ə nənt /
Phonetics. a vowel or a voiced consonant or semivowel that is neither a stop nor an affricate, as, in English, (m, ng, n, l, r, y, w).
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Origin of resonant
res·o·nant·ly, adverbhy·per·res·o·nant, adjectivehy·per·res·o·nant·ly, adverbnon·res·o·nant, adjective
non·res·o·nant·ly, adverbun·res·o·nant, adjectiveun·res·o·nant·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for non-resonant
/ (ˈrɛzənənt) /
(of sound) resounding or re-echoing
producing or enhancing resonance, as by sympathetic vibration
characterized by resonance
Derived Formsresonantly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for non-resonant
1590s, from Latin resonantem (nominative resonans), present participle of resonare (see resonance).
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