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re zuh nuhns

  • n  an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation
  • n  a vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively small vibration near the same frequency of vibration as the natural frequency of the resonating system
  • n  having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
  • n  a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
  • n  the quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities

  • For ordinary Indians, this act of renunciation held tremendous mythic resonance.
  • Critics hailed George Lucas' Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith for giving resonance to the space baddie's downfall.
  • Why critics are taking note: His book "Galilean Journey: The Mexican-American Promise" has found resonance beyond the Mexican-American community because of the linkage he suggests .
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  • Manmohan Singh in AFP
    We were among the first countries in the world to call for a world free of nuclear weapons. I am encouraged by the fact that this approach is finding greater resonance today,Singh said.
  • Mwai Kibaki in Reuters South Africa
    We the Kenyan people are immensely proud of your Kenyan roots. Your victory is not only an inspiration to millions of people all over the world, but it has special resonance with us here in Kenya,Kibaki said in a statement.
  • Magnus Ranstorp in Guardian Unlimited
    He's very much up on current events, but it is more than that. Bin Laden has learned to skillfully package and tap into issues that have political currency and a wide resonance outside his normal constituency,Ranstorp said.

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