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resonant


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Resonant  \Res"o*nant\  (-nant),  a.  [L.  resonans,  p.  pr  of 
  resonare  to  resound:  cf  F.  r['e]sonnant.  See  {Resound}.] 
  Returning,  or  capable  of  returning,  sound;  fitted  to  resound; 
  resounding;  echoing  back 
 
  Through  every  hour  of  the  golden  morning,  the  streets 
  were  resonant  with  female  parties  of  young  and  old 
  --De  Quincey. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Resonant  \Res"o*nant\,  a.  (Elec.) 
  Adjusted  as  to  dimensions  (as  an  electric  circuit)  so  that 
  currents  or  electric  surgings  are  produced  by  the  passage  of 
  electric  waves  of  a  given  frequency. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  resonant 
  adj  1:  inducing  resonance;  "resonant  frequency" 
  2:  characterized  by  reverberation;  "a  resonant  voice";  "hear 
  the  rolling  thunder"  [syn:  {resonating},  {resounding},  {reverberating}, 
  {reverberative},  {rolling}] 




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