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Noun resonance has 5 senses
  1. resonance - an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation
    --1 is a kind of
    physical phenomenon
    --1 has particulars: nuclear resonance; magnetic resonance
  2. resonance - 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
    --2 is a kind of
    oscillation, vibration
    Derived form: verb resonate1
  3. plangency, resonance, reverberance, ringing, sonorousness, sonority, vibrancy - having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
    --3 is a kind of timbre, timber, quality, tone
    Derived form: verb resonate1
  4. rapport, resonance - relation of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
    --4 is a kind of affinity, kinship
    Derived form: verb resonate2
  5. resonance - the quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities
    --5 is a kind of
    timbre, timber, quality, tone
    Derived form: verb resonate1
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