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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·bound /ˈriˌbaʊnd, rɪˈ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·bound /ˈrɪˌbaʊnd, rɪˈ/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·bound, v. t. To send back; to reverberate.
    Silenus sung; the vales his voice rebound.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·bound, n.
 1. The act of rebounding; resilience.
    Flew . . . back, as from a rock, with swift rebound.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·bound v. i.
 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. Newton.
 2. To give back an echo. [R.]
 3. To bound again or repeatedly, as a horse.
 Rebounding lock Firearms, one in which the hammer rebounds to half cock after striking the cap or primer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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 the rebounding basketball
         after a missed shot
      v 1: spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball
           bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite
           after they collide" [syn: bounce, resile, take a
           hop, spring, bound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet]
      2: return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied
         and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied" [syn: rally]