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

 re·ver·ber·ate /-bəˌret/
 (vi.)迴響,反響,反射(vt.)使反響,使迴響,反射(a.)迴響的,反射的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·ver·ber·ate a.
 1. Reverberant. [Obs.] “The reverberate hills.”
 2. Driven back, as sound; reflected. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·ver·ber·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reverberated p. pr. & vb. n. Reverberating.]
 1. To return or send back; to repel or drive back; to echo, as sound; to reflect, as light, as light or heat.
 Who, like an arch, reverberates
 The voice again.   --Shak.
 2. To send or force back; to repel from side to side; as, flame is reverberated in a furnace.
 3. Hence, to fuse by reverberated heat. [Obs.] Reverberated into glass.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·ver·ber·ate, v. i.
 1. To resound; to echo.
 2. To be driven back; to be reflected or repelled, as rays of light; to be echoed, as sound.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 reverberate
      v 1: ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter"
           [syn: resound, echo, ring]
      2: have a long or continuing effect; "The discussions with my
         teacher reverberated throughout my adult life"
      3: be reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves; "the
         waves reverberate as far away as the end of the building"
      4: to throw or bend back or reflect (from a surface); "A mirror
         in the sun can reflect light into a person's eyes"; "Sound
         is reflected well in this auditorium" [syn: reflect]
      5: 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, rebound, recoil, ricochet]
      6: treat, process, heatl, metl, or refine in a reverberating
         furnace; "reverberate ore"