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English noun: resonance

1. resonance (phenomenon) an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation


Broader (hypernym)physical phenomenon


Narrower (hyponym)magnetic resonance, nuclear resonance

2. resonance (phenomenon) a vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively small vibration near the same frequency of vibration as the natural frequency of the resonating system


Broader (hypernym)oscillation, vibration

3. resonance (attribute) having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant


Synonymsplangency, reverberance, ringing, sonority, sonorousness, vibrancy


Broader (hypernym)quality, timber, timbre, tone

4. resonance a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people


Synonymsrapport


Broader (hypernym)affinity, kinship

5. resonance (attribute) the quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities


Broader (hypernym)quality, timber, timbre, tone









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