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resonance

noun
     
Related topics: Colours and Sounds, Physics
res‧o‧nance
1 [uncountable]C the resonance of a sound is its quality of being deep and loud and continuing for a long time
2 [uncountable and countable] formal the special meaning or importance that something has for you because it relates to your own experiences:
a tradition that has little resonance in the 21st century
His words will have resonance for many musicians.
3 [uncountable and countable] technicalCHP sound that is produced or increased in one object by sound waves from another object

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