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reverberation

re·ver·ber·a·tion

reverberation

 
 
pronunciation:
rih vuhr b reI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the continuation of a sound after the source of the sound has been cut off.
After the bell is struck, we hear reverberations for several seconds.
similar words:
ring
definition 2: a continuing impact or echo-like effect, as of some earlier event.
Reverberations of the Supreme Court's decision are still being felt today.The revolution caused reverberations across the region.
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