Definition of reverberation in English:

reverberation

Syllabification: re·ver·ber·a·tion
Pronunciation: /riˌvərbəˈrāSHən
 
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noun

1Prolongation of a sound; resonance: electronic effects have been added, such as echo and reverberation
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  • Living on her starboard side with the decks at about 35, its imposing immensity is magnified by the metallic reverberations in the ocean.
  • Keith Barnard also makes use of the New Age echoing reverberation.
  • The reverberations were even felt west of Mississippi.
Synonyms
resonance, echo, echoing, re-echoing, resounding, ringing, booming, rumblingrepercussions, ramifications, consequences, shock waves, tremors, vibrations; aftermath, fallout, backlash
2 (usually reverberations) A continuing effect; a repercussion: the attack has had reverberations around the world
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  • They aren't always the most spectacular plays of the season; they just cause the most reverberation.
  • Marshall says she doesn't take into account the real-world reverberations of her rulings.
  • Evidently, Davis had touched upon a story with profound reverberations for our own times.

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