resonance

If you have a loud, deep voice, then your voice has resonance, and if your words are powerful and meaningful, then your words have resonance, too. Something with resonance has a deep tone or a powerful lasting effect.

Resonance is the quality of being “resonant,” which can mean “strong and deep in tone” or “having a lasting effect.” If your voice has resonance, you might consider a profession that involves public speaking. Perhaps you'll become a politician and deliver speeches that have a lasting effect, or resonance, with your audience. Rooms that intensify sound, like many gymnasiums, can also be said to have resonance.

Primary Meanings of resonance

1.
n
having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
2.
n
a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
3.
n
an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation
Full Definitions of resonance
1

n having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant

Synonyms:
plangency, reverberance, ringing, sonority, sonorousness, vibrancy
Type of:
quality, timber, timbre, tone
(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

n the quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities

Type of:
quality, timber, timbre, tone
(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

n 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

Type of:
oscillation, vibration
(physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean
2

n a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people

Synonyms:
rapport
Type of:
affinity, kinship
a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character
3

n an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation

Types:
nuclear resonance
the resonance absorption of a gamma ray by a nucleus identical to the nucleus that emitted the gamma ray
magnetic resonance
resonance of electrons or atoms or molecules or nuclei to radiation frequencies as a result of space quantization in a magnetic field
NMR, nuclear magnetic resonance, proton magnetic resonance
resonance of protons to radiation in a magnetic field
Type of:
physical phenomenon
a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy

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