resounding noise

  • 1 resounding — re|sound|ing [rıˈzaundıŋ] adj 1.) resounding success/victory/defeat etc a very great or complete success, victory etc ▪ The show was a resounding success. 2.) [only before noun] a resounding noise is so loud that it seems to continue for a few… …

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  • 2 resounding — adjective 1 (only before noun) a resounding noise is so loud that it seems to continue for a few seconds: The vase fell to the floor with a resounding crash. 2 resounding success/victory/defeat etc a very great or complete success, etc, that many …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 Resounding — Resound Re*sound (r?*zound ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Resounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Resounding}.] [OE. resounen, OF. resoner, F. r[ e]sonner, from L. resonare; pref. re re + sonare to sound, sonus sound. See {Sound} to make a noise.] 1. To sound… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 noise — n 1. sound, clamor, din, hubbub, babel, racket; ballyhoo, outcry, bawl, hue and cry, vociferation; cacophony, dissonance, discord; uproar, hullabaloo, clangor, fracas, bedlam, tumult, pandemonium, turmoil, commotion, bluster, rumpus, Inf. ruckus; …

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  • 5 thunder — thunderer, n. thunderless, adj. /thun deuhr/, n. 1. a loud, explosive, resounding noise produced by the explosive expansion of air heated by a lightning discharge. 2. any loud, resounding noise: the thunder of applause. 3. a threatening or… …

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  • 6 thunder — thun•der [[t]ˈθʌn dər[/t]] n. 1) mer a loud, explosive, resounding noise produced by the explosive expansion of air heated by a lightning discharge 2) any loud, resounding noise: the thunder of applause[/ex] 3) to give forth thunder (often used… …

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  • 7 thunder — /ˈθʌndə / (say thunduh) noun 1. the loud noise which accompanies a flash of lightning, due to violent disturbance of the air by a discharge of electricity. 2. Chiefly Poetic the destructive agent in a thunderstorm. 3. any loud, resounding noise:… …

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  • 8 Gong — Gong, n. 1. [Malayan (Jav.) g[=o]ng.] An instrument, first used in the East, made of an alloy of copper and tin, shaped like a disk with upturned rim, and producing, when struck, a harsh and resounding noise. [1913 Webster] O er distant deserts… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 gong bell — Gong Gong, n. 1. [Malayan (Jav.) g[=o]ng.] An instrument, first used in the East, made of an alloy of copper and tin, shaped like a disk with upturned rim, and producing, when struck, a harsh and resounding noise. [1913 Webster] O er distant… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Gong metal — Gong Gong, n. 1. [Malayan (Jav.) g[=o]ng.] An instrument, first used in the East, made of an alloy of copper and tin, shaped like a disk with upturned rim, and producing, when struck, a harsh and resounding noise. [1913 Webster] O er distant… …

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  • 11 Margerie Glacier — View of Margerie Glacier from a cruise ship in Glacier Bay Type Tidewater Glacier …

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  • 12 Glymdrápa — ( Drápa of din [Anthony Faulkes gives the following meanings for glymr : resounding noise , roaring , din . The word is frequently used in kennings for battle (see [http://www.hi.is/ eybjorn/ugm/kennings/g2voca.html Jörmungrund] ).] ) is a… …

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  • 13 report — (n.) late 14c., an account brought by one person to another, rumor, from O.Fr. report (Mod.Fr. rapport), from reporter to tell, relate, from L. reportare carry back, from re back + portare to carry (see PORT (Cf. port) (1)). Meaning formal… …

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  • 14 dunderhead — noun informal a stupid person. Derivatives dunderheaded adjective Origin C17: cf. obs. Scots dunder, dunner resounding noise ; related to din …

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  • 15 boom — I. v. n. 1. Roar, resound, drone, hum. 2. Rush, bound, dash forward. II. n. Resounding noise, roar, booming, droning, deep and hollow humming …

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  • 16 bump — I. n. 1. Thump, knock, blow, shock, jar, jolt. 2. Swelling, protuberance, lump. 3. (Colloquial, in allusion to the doctrine of Phrenology that protuberances on the skull indicate faculties of the mind.) Faculty, power, endowment, gift. II. v. a.… …

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  • 17 ring — I. /rɪŋ / (say ring) noun 1. a circular band of metal or other material, especially one of gold or other precious metal, often set with gems, for wearing on the finger as an ornament, a token of betrothal or marriage, etc. 2. anything having the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 dunderhead — ► NOUN informal ▪ a stupid person. DERIVATIVES dunderheaded adjective. ORIGIN perhaps from obsolete Scots dunder, dunner «resounding noise» …

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  • 19 dunderheaded — dunderhead ► NOUN informal ▪ a stupid person. DERIVATIVES dunderheaded adjective. ORIGIN perhaps from obsolete Scots dunder, dunner «resounding noise» …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 report — [ri pôrt′] vt. [ME reporten < OFr reporter, to carry back < L reportare < re , back + portare, to carry: see PORT3] 1. to give an account of, often at regular intervals; give information about (something seen, done, etc.); recount 2. to… …

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