resonant

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French résonnant or Latin resonāre (to resound).

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AdjectiveEdit

resonant (comparative more resonant, superlative most resonant)

  1. Resounding, echoing.
    From across the valley came the resonant sound of a distant church bell.
  2. (electrical, of a circuit) Adjusted as to dimensions so that currents or electric surgings are produced by the passage of electric waves of a given frequency.

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NounEdit

resonant (plural resonants)

  1. (phonetics) A sonorant vowel or consonant.
    Synonym: sonorant

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

resonant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of resonō