Associations to the word «Resonance»


RESONANCE, noun. The condition of being resonant.
RESONANCE, noun. A resonant sound, echo
RESONANCE, noun. (figuratively) Something that evokes an association, or a strong emotion.
RESONANCE, noun. (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.
RESONANCE, noun. (nuclear physics) A short-lived subatomic particle that cannot be observed directly.
RESONANCE, noun. An increase in the strength or duration of a musical tone produced by sympathetic vibration.
RESONANCE, noun. (chemistry) The property of a compound that can be visualized as having two structures differing only in the distribution of electrons.
RESONANCE EFFECT, noun. (chemistry) the mesomeric effect
RESONANCE ENERGY, noun. (physics) The characteristic energy at which the amplitude of a system undergoing resonance is enhanced.
RESONANCE HYBRID, noun. (chemistry) a compound for which no simple structure can be written, but actually has a structure midway between two simple ones - normally one polar and one nonpolar

Dictionary definition

RESONANCE, noun. An excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation.
RESONANCE, noun. 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.
RESONANCE, noun. Having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant.
RESONANCE, noun. A relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people.
RESONANCE, noun. The quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities.

Wise words

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Yiddish Proverb