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

 res·o·nance /ˈrɛzṇən(t)s, ˈrɛznən(t)s/

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

 res·o·nance /ˈrɛzṇən(t)s, ˈrɛznən(t)s/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Res·o·nance n.
 1. The act of resounding; the quality or state of being resonant.
 2. Acoustics A prolongation or increase of any sound, either by reflection, as in a cavern or apartment the walls of which are not distant enough to return a distinct echo, or by the production of vibrations in other bodies, as a sounding-board, or the bodies of musical instruments.
 4. Electronics An electric phenomenon corresponding to that of acoustic resonance, due to the existance of certain relations of the capacity, inductance, resistance, and frequency of an alternating circuit; the tuning of a radio transmitter or receiver to send or detect waves of specific frequencies depends on this phenomenon.
 Pulmonary resonance Med., the sound heard on percussing over the lungs.
 Vocal resonance Med., the sound transmitted to the ear when auscultation is made while the patient is speaking.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp
           maximum in the probability of absorption of
           electromagnetic radiation
      2: a vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively
         small vibration near the same frequency of vibration as
         the natural frequency of the resonating system
      3: having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of
         being resonant [syn: plangency, reverberance, ringing,
          sonorousness, sonority, vibrancy]
      4: relation of mutual understanding or trust and agreement
         between people [syn: rapport]
      5: the quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action
         of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and
         nasal cavities