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resonancenoun

uk   us   /ˈrez.ən.əns/

resonance noun (SOUND)

[U] the ​quality of being ​loud and ​clear [C or U] specialized physics the ​production of a ​sound as a ​result of vibration (= ​shaking) of another ​object: magnetic resonance

resonance noun (QUALITY)

[C or U] a ​feeling, ​thought, ​memory, etc. that a ​piece of writing or ​music makes you have, or the ​quality in a ​piece of writing, etc. that makes this ​happen: This ​poem has many resonances for me.
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