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Definition 1: having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for resonance in the sense of this definition

(resonance is a kind of ...) (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

"the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely" "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"

Definition 2: the quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities - [noun denoting attribute]

(resonance is a kind of ...) (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

"the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely" "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"

Definition 3: 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 - [noun denoting phenomenon]

(resonance is a kind of ...) (physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean

Definition 4: an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation - [noun denoting phenomenon]

(resonance is a kind of ...) a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy

(... is a kind of resonance ) the resonance absorption of a gamma ray by a nucleus identical to the nucleus that emitted the gamma ray

(... is a kind of resonance ) resonance of electrons or atoms or molecules or nuclei to radiation frequencies as a result of space quantization in a magnetic field

Definition 5: a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people - [noun denoting linkdef]

Synonyms for resonance in the sense of this definition

(resonance is a kind of ...) a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character

"found a natural affinity with the immigrants" "felt a deep kinship with the other students" "anthropology's kinship with the humanities"

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