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Reverberation vs. Echo

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Reverberationnoun

A violent oscillation or vibration.

‘The discomfort caused by the bat's reverberation surprised Tommy.’;

Echonoun

A reflected sound that is heard again by its initial observer.

Reverberationnoun

An echo, or a series of overlapping echoes.

‘The reverberation that followed Marilyn's shout filled the cavern.’;

Echonoun

An utterance repeating what has just been said.

Reverberationnoun

The reflection of light or heat; a reflection in, or as though in, a mirror.

‘Like the several reverberations of the same image from two opposite looking glasses.’;

Echonoun

(poetry) A device in verse in which a line ends with a word which recalls the sound of the last word of the preceding line.

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Reverberationnoun

An evolving series of effects resulting from a particular event; a repercussion.

‘Reverberations from the Vietnam war affect our society to this day.’;

Echonoun

(figurative) Sympathetic recognition; response; answer.

Reverberationnoun

The act of reverberating; especially, the act of reflecting light or heat, or reëchoing sound; as, the reverberation of rays from a mirror; the reverberation of rays from a mirror; the reverberation of voices; the reverberation of heat or flame in a furnace.

Echonoun

(computing) The displaying on the command line of the command that has just been executed.

Reverberationnoun

the persistence of a sound after its source has stopped

Echonoun

The letter E in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

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Reverberationnoun

a remote or indirect consequence of some action;

‘his declaration had unforeseen repercussions’; ‘reverberations of the market crash were felt years later’;

Echonoun

A signal, played in the same manner as a trump signal, made by a player who holds four or more trumps (or, as played by some, exactly three trumps) and whose partner has led trumps or signalled for trumps.

Reverberation

Reverberation, in psychoacoustics and acoustics, is a persistence of sound after the sound is produced. A reverberation, or reverb, is created when a sound or signal is reflected causing numerous reflections to build up and then decay as the sound is absorbed by the surfaces of objects in the space – which could include furniture, people, and air.

Echonoun

A signal showing the number held of a plain suit when a high card in that suit is led by one's partner.

Echonoun

Echocardiography or echocardiogram.

Echoverb

To reflect off a surface and return.

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Echoverb

(transitive) To reflect back (a sound).

Echoverb

To repeat (another's speech, opinion, etc.).

‘Sid echoed his father's point of view.’;

Echoverb

To repeat its input as input to some other device or system.

Echoverb

To give the echo signal, informing one's partner about cards one holds.

Echonoun

A sound reflected from an opposing surface and repeated to the ear of a listener; repercussion of sound; repetition of a sound.

‘The babbling echo mocks the hounds.’; ‘The woods shall answer, and the echo ring.’;

Echonoun

Fig.: Sympathetic recognition; response; answer.

‘Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them.’; ‘Many kind, and sincere speeches found an echo in his heart.’;

Echonoun

A wood or mountain nymph, regarded as repeating, and causing the reverberation of them.

‘Sweet Echo, sweetest nymph, that liv'st unseenWithin thy airy shell.’;

Echonoun

A nymph, the daughter of Air and Earth, who, for love of Narcissus, pined away until nothing was left of her but her voice.

‘Compelled me to awake the courteous EchoTo give me answer from her mossy couch.’;

Echonoun

A signal, played in the same manner as a trump signal, made by a player who holds four or more trumps (or as played by some exactly three trumps) and whose partner has led trumps or signaled for trumps.

‘I would applaud thee to the very echo,That should applaud again.’;

Echoverb

To send back (a sound); to repeat in sound; to reverberate.

‘Those peals are echoed by the Trojan throng.’; ‘The wondrous soundIs echoed on forever.’;

Echoverb

To repeat with assent; to respond; to adopt.

‘They would have echoed the praises of the men whom they envied, and then have sent to the newspaper anonymous libels upon them.’;

Echoverb

To give an echo; to resound; to be sounded back; as, the hall echoed with acclamations.

Echonoun

the persistence of a sound after its source has stopped

Echonoun

(Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained

Echonoun

a reply that repeats what has just been said

Echoverb

to say again or imitate;

‘followers echoing the cries of their leaders’;

Echoverb

ring or echo with sound;

‘the hall resounded with laughter’;

Echoverb

call to mind;

‘His words echoed John F. Kennedy’;

Echo

In audio signal processing and acoustics, echo is a reflection of sound that arrives at the listener with a delay after the direct sound. The delay is directly proportional to the distance of the reflecting surface from the source and the listener.

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