(Re*verb") v. t. To echo. [Obs.] Shak.
(Re*ver"ber*ant) a. [L. reverberans, p. pr. : cf. F. réverbérant. See Reverberate.] Having
the quality of reverberation; reverberating.
(Re*ver"ber*ate) a. [L. reverberatus, p. p. of reverberare to strike back, repel; pref. re-
re- + verberare to lash, whip, beat, fr. verber a lash, whip, rod.]
1. Reverberant. [Obs.] "The reverberate hills." Shak.
2. Driven back, as sound; reflected. [Obs.] Drayton.
(Re*ver"ber*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reverberated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Reverberating.]
1. To return or send back; to repel or drive back; to echo, as sound; to reflect, as light, as light or heat.
Who, like an arch, reverberatesShak.
The voice again.
2. To send or force back; to repel from side to side; as, flame is reverberated in a furnace.
3. Hence, to fuse by reverberated heat. [Obs.] "Reverberated into glass." Sir T. Browne.
(Re*ver"ber*ate), v. i.
1. To resound; to echo.
2. To be driven back; to be reflected or repelled, as rays of light; to be echoed, as sound.
(Re*ver`ber*a"tion) n. [CF. F. réverbération.] The act of reverberating; especially, the act
of reflecting light or heat, or reëchoing sound; as, the reverberation of rays from a mirror; the reverberation
of rays from a mirror; the reverberation of voices; the reverberation of heat or flame in a furnace.
(Re*ver"ber*a*tive) a. Of the nature of reverberation; tending to reverberate; reflective.
This reverberative influence is that which we have intended above, as the influence of the mass upon
its centers.I. Taylor.
(Re*ver"ber*a`tor) n. One who, or that which, produces reverberation.
Reverberatory furnace. See the Note under Furnace.
(Re*ver"ber*a*to*ry) a. Producing reverberation; acting by reverberation; reverberative.
(Re*ver"ber*a*to*ry), n. A reverberatory furnace.
(Re*ver"dure) v. t. To cover again with verdure. Ld. Berners.