Definitions of resonator
  1. noun
    an electrical circuit that combines capacitance and inductance in such a way that a periodic electric oscillation will reach maximum amplitude
    synonyms: resonant circuit
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    type of:
    circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit
    an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
  2. noun
    any system that resonates
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    type of:
    instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
  3. noun
    a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves
    synonyms: cavity resonator, resonating chamber
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    body, soundbox
    a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)
    soundboard, sounding board
    (music) resonator consisting of a thin board whose vibrations reinforce the sound of the instrument
    type of:
    a natural or artificial enclosed space
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