See also: résonance
- (uncountable) The quality of being resonant.
- Synonym: resound
- (countable) A resonant sound, echo, or reverberation, such as that produced by blowing over the top of a bottle.
- (medicine) The sound produced by a hollow body part such as the chest cavity upon auscultation, especially that produced while the patient is speaking.
- (figuratively) Something that evokes an association, or a strong emotion; something that strikes a chord.
- emotional resonance
- 2012 May 24, Nathan Rabin, “Film: Reviews: Men In Black 3”, in The Onion AV Club:
- But the film is largely redeemed by an unexpected emotional resonance befitting a Steven Spielberg production.
- 2017 October 27, Paul Daley, “The whole recognition process has a deep colonial resonance”, in The Guardian:
- The whole recognition process has a deep colonial resonance. [title]
- 2022 November 13, Vanessa Thorpe, “‘It has added political resonance this year’: why Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol still strikes a chord”, in The Guardian:
- For audiences, all these shows mean a chance to revisit a story that still chimes loudly, and to see whether, as many suspect, it will have a more chilling resonance in the winter of 2022.
- (physics) The increase in the amplitude of an oscillation of a system under the influence of a periodic force whose frequency is close to that of the system's natural frequency.
- 2013, Charles P. Slichter, Principles of Magnetic Resonance, Springer Science & Business, →ISBN, page 217:
- One of the most important developments beyond the original concept of magnetic resonance is so-called double resonance in which, as the name suggests, one excites one resonant transition of a system while simultaneously monitoring a different transition.
- (nuclear physics) A short-lived subatomic particle or state of atomic excitation that results from the collision of atomic particles.
- 2004, Frank Close, Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford, page 35:
- When experiments with the first ‘atom-smashers’ took place in the 1950s to 1960s, many short-lived heavier siblings of the proton and neutron, known as ‘resonances’, were discovered.
- An increase in the strength or duration of a musical tone produced by sympathetic vibration.
- (chemistry) The property of a compound that can be visualized as having two structures differing only in the distribution of electrons.
- Synonym: mesomerism
- (astronomy) An influence of the gravitational forces of one orbiting object on the orbit of another, causing periodic perturbations.
- (electronics) The condition where the inductive and capacitive reactances have equal magnitude.
- (sociology) A quality of human relationship with the world.
- 2019 , James Wagner, transl., Resonance, John Wiley & Sons, translation of Resonanz by Hartmut Rosa, →ISBN:
- Resonance is a kind of relationship to the world, formed through affect and emotion, intrinsic interest, and perceived self-efficacy, in which subject and world are mutually affected and transformed.
Derived terms edit
- electron paramagnetic resonance
- electron spin resonance
- functional magnetic resonance imaging
- magnetic resonance angiography
- magnetic resonance imaging
- magnetic resonance tomography
- nuclear magnetic resonance
- nuclear quadrupole resonance
- resonance box
- resonance effect
- resonance energy
- resonance hybrid
- Schumann resonance
- tympanic resonance
Related terms edit
condition of being resonant
property of a compound; mesomerism
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Further reading edit
- resonance on Wikiversity.Wikiversity
- resonance (particle physics) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- resonance (chemistry) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- orbital resonance on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- resonance (sociology) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
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- reason (logic, thinking behind an idea or concept)