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v. re·ver·ber·at·ed, re·ver·ber·at·ing, re·ver·ber·ates
1. To resound in a succession of echoes; reecho: Thunder reverberated in the mountains. See Synonyms at echo.
2. To be filled with loud or echoing sound: The theater reverberated with the speaker's voice.
3. To have a prolonged or continuing effect: Those talks with his teacher reverberated throughout his life.
4. To be repeatedly reflected, as sound waves, heat, or light.
1. To reecho (a sound).
2. To reflect (heat or light) repeatedly.
3. To subject (a metal, for example) to treatment in a reverberatory furnace.

[Latin reverberāre, reverberāt-, to repel : re-, re- + verberāre, to beat (from verber, whip; see wer- in Indo-European roots).]

re·ver′ber·a·tive (-bə-rā′tĭv, -bər-ə-) adj.
re·ver′ber·a·tive·ly adv.
re·ver′ber·a·tor n.
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1. anything that produces or undergoes reverberation
2. (Metallurgy) another name for reverberatory furnace
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[rɪˈvɜːbəreɪtəʳ] Nreverberador m
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