[ ri-vur-buh-rey-shuhn ]
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  1. a reechoed sound.

  2. the fact of being reverberated or reflected.

  1. something that is reverberated: Reverberations from the explosion were felt within a six-mile radius.

  2. an act or instance of reverberating.

  3. Physics. the persistence of a sound after its source has stopped, caused by multiple reflection of the sound within a closed space.

  4. the act or process of subjecting something to reflected heat, as in a reverberatory furnace.

Origin of reverberation

1350–1400; Middle English reverberacioun<Medieval Latin reverberātiōn- (stem of reverberātiō). See reverberate, -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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