reverberance :

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  • n  having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant

  • But Kathryn Harrison has already drawn on the theme of adult incest in her 1991 novel, Thicker than Water, to no great reverberance, so in The Kiss (Random House; 207 pages; $20 .
  • By altering the configuration of the panels, the same passage of music could be made to sound dry (with no reverberance) or resonant, bright or grave (accenting the deep tones).

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