reverberatory

[ ri-vur-ber-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ rɪˈvɜr bər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective

characterized or produced by reverberation.
noting a furnace, kiln, or the like in which the fuel is not in direct contact with the ore, metal, etc., to be heated, but furnishes a flame that plays over the material, especially by being deflected downward from the roof.
deflected, as flame.

noun, plural re·ver·ber·a·to·ries.

any device, as a furnace, embodying reverberation.

Nearby words

  1. reverberant,
  2. reverberate,
  3. reverberation,
  4. reverberation time,
  5. reverberator,
  6. reverberatory furnace,
  7. revere,
  8. revere, paul,
  9. reverence,
  10. reverend

Origin of reverberatory

First recorded in 1595–1605; reverberate + -ory1

Related formssem·i·re·ver·ber·a·to·ry, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for reverberatory

reverberatory

/ (rɪˈvɜːbərətərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective

characterized by, utilizing, or produced by reverberation

noun plural -ries

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