Revenue cutter, an armed government vessel employed to enforce revenue laws, prevent smuggling, etc.

(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, reverberates
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.

(Re*ver"ber*a*to*ry) a. Producing reverberation; acting by reverberation; reverberative.

Reverberatory furnace. See the Note under Furnace.

(Re*ver"ber*a*to*ry), n. A reverberatory furnace.

(Re*ver"dure) v. t. To cover again with verdure. Ld. Berners.

2. Hence, return; reward; as, a revenue of praise.

3. The annual yield of taxes, excise, customs, duties, rents, etc., which a nation, state, or municipality collects and receives into the treasury for public use.

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