#408. Resonance. -- N. resonance; ring &c. v.; ringing, tintinabulation &c. v.; reflexion[Brit], reflection, reverberation; echo, reecho; zap, zot[coll.]; buzz (hiss) 409.
low note, base note, bass note, flat note, grave note, deep note; bass; basso, basso profondo[It]; baritone, barytone[obs]; contralto.
[device to cause resonance] echo chamber, resonator.
[ringing in the ears] tinnitus[Med].
[devices which make a resonating sound] bell, doorbell, buzzer; gong, cymbals (musical instruments) 417.
[physical resonance] sympathetic vibrations; natural frequency, coupled vibration frequency; overtone; resonating cavity; sounding board, tuning fork.
[electrical resonance] tuning, squelch, frequency selection; resonator, resonator circuit; radio &c. @188.8.131.52.8.
[chemical resonance] resonant structure, aromaticity, alternating double bonds, non-bonded resonance; pi clouds, unsaturation, double bond (valence) @184.108.40.206.
V. resound, reverberate, reecho, resonate; ring, jingle, gingle[obs], chink, clink; tink[obs], tinkle; chime; gurgle &c. 405 plash, goggle, echo, ring in the ear.
Adj. resounding &c. v.; resonant, reverberant, tinnient|, tintinnabulary; sonorous, booming, deep-toned, deep-sounding, deep-mouthed, vibrant; hollow, sepulchral; gruff &c. (harsh) 410.
Phr. " sweet bells jangled, out of time and harsh " [Hamlet]; echoing down the mountain and through the dell. #408a. Nonresonance[obs]. -- N. thud, thump, dead sound; nonresonance[obs]; muffled drums, cracked bell; damper; silencer.
V. sound dead; stop the sound, damp the sound, deaden the sound, deaden the reverberations, dampen the reverberations.
Adj. nonresonant[obs], dead; dampened, muffled.