resonating chamber


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Noun1.resonating chamber - a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic wavesresonating chamber - 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
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Nick has been privileged enough to travel the world with Ravi and his family playing concerts and being taught the highly-skilled art of playing the sitar, a long-necked string instrument that uses a bulbous gourd for its resonating chamber and resembles a giant lute.
Like other hammered dulcimers from around the world, the yangqin consists of a trapezoidal resonating chamber that is capped by a thin wooden soundboard.
It has an air conditioning system with six different temperature zones, and surround sound complete with a 16 litre underfloor resonating chamber to complement the acoustics.
The hood acts like a resonating chamber for any vibration.
Researchers interpret the crest as a display device and possibly as a resonating chamber to produce sounds.
Resonating chamber doors were wide open in an attempt to compensate for lack of string players in the Saint-Saens' gargantuan Organ Symphony -there was no contest when organist Jonathan Scott let fly, startling the audience and drowning everything else.
The architecture, then, becomes the instrument, acting as the resonating chamber to create rich cello-like sounds.