Re·ver·ber·a·tion n. The act of reverberating; especially, the act of reflecting light or heat, or reechoing 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.
n 1: the persistence of a sound after its source has stopped
[syn: echo, sound reflection, replication]
2: a remote or indirect consequence of some action; "his
declaration had unforeseen repercussions"; "reverberations
of the market crash were felt years later" [syn: repercussion]