reverb

[ri-vurb]

Origin of reverb

1595–1605; irregular < Latin reverberāre to cause to rebound
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Contemporary Examples of reverb

  • That has the makings of the next “Weekend Update” with reverb.

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    March 3, 2009


British Dictionary definitions for reverb

reverb

noun
  1. an electronic device that creates artificial acoustics
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Word Origin and History for reverb
n.

1961, colloquial shortening of reverberation.

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