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resonance

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Colours & sounds, Physics
resonanceres‧o‧nance /ˈrezənəns/ noun  1 [uncountable]C the resonance of a sound is its quality of being deep and loud and continuing for a long time2 [countable, uncountable] formalMEANING 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 [countable, uncountable] technicalCHP sound that is produced or increased in one object by sound waves from another object
Examples from the Corpus
resonanceIt was interesting to note a complete change in the timbre and resonance when the bird moved to another song-perch.The movie had a special emotional resonance for me.When the last resonances of the symphony had died, all that was left was an electronic whine.Martha and Mary, the sisters of Lazarus, are central figures in a Gospel story with particular resonance for Catholic women.It had a certain peaty resonance.the powerful resonance of Jessie's voiceThough it no longer has the same resonance, it remains an important criterion.has ... resonanceThe right to dress as one chooses is one of those perks that seems minor but has great resonance.And, unlike a lot of recent period movies, Ridicule certainly has resonance in our time.Though it no longer has the same resonance, it remains an important criterion.Celtic music has a resonance, a tradition that somehow speaks to people of all nationalities.Only that which is precise has resonance, he wrote.
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