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re•ver•ber•ate



Pronunciation: (
v.ri-vûr'bu-rāt";
adj.ri-vûr'bur-it),
[key]
v., -at•ed, -at•ing,
adj.


v.i.
1. to reecho or resound: Her singing reverberated through the house.
2. Physics.to be reflected many times, as sound waves from the walls of a confined space.
3. to rebound or recoil.
4. to be deflected, as flame in a reverberatory furnace.

v.t.
1. to echo back or reecho (sound).
2. to cast back or reflect (light, heat, etc.).
3. to subject to reflected heat, as in a reverberatory furnace.

adj.
reverberant.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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