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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Evelyn is also deaf and has, with the aid of her first percussion teacher, honed her awareness of sound to such a degree that she describes her body as 'a resonating chamber'.
If others with heavy wooden instruments pounded the ground to mimic fleeing horses or bison or reindeer, then these sounds would have been felt in the ground and heard echoing through the cave as a vast resonating chamber, deepening the immersive cinematic and virtual reality experience.
Devlin hopes that the experience of entering the interior space will be one that is much like entering the resonating chamber of a wooden musical instrument.
Shedding light on the symbolism of material construction of the danburo (a musical instrument) she said it had two components strings and a resonating chamber. Shah Latif used musical instruments as similes and metaphors in his poetry, for example, at one place he wrote 'veins vibrate like the rubab'.
All resonating chamber doors were open, giving that special ambience, hopefully appreciated by lively Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare.
Tonsillectomy can modify the shape of the vocal tract by enlarging the resonating chamber and by altering the formant frequencies or by altering conformation of tonsillar fossa.
All of these fish use the same mechanism to produce their signature noise: They contract muscles attached to the air bladder, which serves as a resonating chamber.
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.
Harrison had grown fascinated with the sitar, a long necked, string instrument that uses a bulbous gourd for its resonating chamber and resembles a giant lute.
There is an instinctual force in a person singing to you, turning their body into a resonating chamber, touching you with vibrating air.
I pictured a raw space echoing the raw language--unfinished surfaces that would create a resonating chamber for the brutal but hilarious text I imagined a kind of Brechtian enclosure that would amplify the complex characters and heighten their physical and emotional interactions.
Like other hammered dulcimers from around the world, the yangqin consists of a trapezoidal resonating chamber that is capped by a thin wooden soundboard.