Meaning of REVERBERATION in English

REVERBERATION

/ rɪˌvɜːbəˈreɪʃn; NAmE -ˌvɜːrb-/ noun

1.

[ C , usually pl. , U ] a loud noise that continues for some time after it has been produced because of the surfaces around it

SYN echo

2.

reverberations [ pl. ] the effects of sth that happens, especially unpleasant ones that spread among a large number of people

SYN repercussion

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