reverberation - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] 

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  1. 1
    a sound that is repeated many times as it hits two opposite surfaces, so that it makes a place seem to shake slightly

    They could feel the reverberation of the explosion two streets away.

  2. 2
    formal an effect that spreads over a wide area or lasts for a long time

    The decision had reverberations that shook stock markets around the world.