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Res"o*nant (-nant), a. [L. resonans, p. pr. of resonare to resound: cf. F. résonnant. See Resound.]

Returning, or capable of returning, sound; fitted to resound; resounding; echoing back.

Through every hour of the golden morning, the streets were resonant with female parties of young and old.
De Quincey.


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Res"o*nant, a. (Elec.)

Adjusted as to dimensions (as an electric circuit) so that currents or electric surgings are produced by the passage of electric waves of a given frequency.


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