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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rebound  \Re*bound"\,  v.  i.  [Pref.  re-  +  bound:  cf  F.  rebondir.] 
  1.  To  spring  back  to  start  back  to  be  sent  back  or 
  reverberated  by  elastic  force  on  collision  with  another 
  body;  as  a  rebounding  echo. 
  Bodies  which  are  absolutely  hard,  or  so  soft  as  to 
  be  void  of  elasticity,  will  not  rebound  from  one 
  another.  --Sir  I. 
  2.  To  give  back  an  echo.  [R.]  --T.  Warton. 
  3.  To  bound  again  or  repeatedly,  as  a  horse.  --Pope. 
  {Rebounding  lock}  (Firearms),  one  in  which  the  hammer 
  rebounds  to  half  cock  after  striking  the  cap  or  primer. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rebound  \Re*bound"\,  v.  t. 
  To  send  back  to  reverberate. 
  Silenus  sung;  the  vales  his  voice  rebound.  --Dryden. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rebound  \Re*bound"\,  n. 
  The  act  of  rebounding;  resilience. 
  Flew  .  .  .  back  as  from  a  rock,  with  swift  rebound. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  movement  back  from  an  impact  [syn:  {recoil},  {repercussion}, 
  2:  a  reaction  to  a  crisis  or  setback  or  frustration;  "he  is 
  still  on  the  rebound  from  his  wife's  death" 
  3:  the  act  of  securing  possession  of  rebounding  basketball 
  after  a  missed  shot 
  v  1:  spring  back  spring  away  from  an  impact;  "The  rubber  ball 
  bounced"  [syn:  {bounce},  {take  a  hop},  {spring},  {bound}, 
  {recoil},  {ricochet}] 
  2:  return  to  a  former  condition;  "The  jilted  lover  soon  rallied 
  and  found  new  friends";  "The  stock  market  rallied"  [syn:  {rally}] 

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