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res·o·na·tor

 (rĕz′ə-nā′tər)
n.
1. A resonating system.
2. A hollow chamber or cavity with dimensions chosen to permit internal resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustical waves of specific frequencies.
3. A resonant circuit.

resonator

(ˈrɛzəˌneɪtə)
n
(Electronics) any body or system that displays resonance, esp a tuned electrical circuit or a conducting cavity in which microwaves are generated by a resonant current

res•o•na•tor

(ˈrɛz əˌneɪ tər)

n.
1. something that resonates.
2. an appliance for increasing sound by resonance.
3. an instrument for detecting the presence of a particular frequency by means of resonance.
4. a hollow enclosure designed to cause energy of a certain frequency, as sound waves or microwaves, to resonate.
5. an electrical circuit that exhibits resonance at a certain frequency.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.resonator - a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic wavesresonator - a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves
chamber - a natural or artificial enclosed space
soundbox, body - a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)
soundboard, sounding board - (music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument
2.resonator - an electrical circuit that combines capacitance and inductance in such a way that a periodic electric oscillation will reach maximum amplitude
circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
3.resonator - any system that resonates
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
Translations

resonator

[ˈrezəneɪtəʳ] Nresonador m

resonator

nResonator m
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