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re·ver·ber·ate

 (rĭ-vûr′bə-rāt′)
v. re·ver·ber·at·ed, re·ver·ber·at·ing, re·ver·ber·ates
v.intr.
1. To resound in a succession of echoes; reecho: Thunder reverberated in the mountains. See Synonyms at echo.
2. To be filled with loud or echoing sound: The theater reverberated with the speaker's voice.
3. To have a prolonged or continuing effect: Those talks with his teacher reverberated throughout his life.
4. To be repeatedly reflected, as sound waves, heat, or light.
v.tr.
1. To reecho (a sound).
2. To reflect (heat or light) repeatedly.
3. To subject (a metal, for example) to treatment in a reverberatory furnace.

[Latin reverberāre, reverberāt-, to repel : re-, re- + verberāre, to beat (from verber, whip; see wer- in Indo-European roots).]

re·ver′ber·a·tive (-bə-rā′tĭv, -bər-ə-) adj.
re·ver′ber·a·tive·ly adv.
re·ver′ber·a·tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reverberating - characterized by resonance; "a resonant voice"; "hear the rolling thunder"
reverberant - having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected; "a reverberant room"; "the reverberant booms of cannon"
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