Reverberatory Re*ver"ber*a*to*ry, a. Producing reverberation; acting by reverberation; reverberative. [1913 Webster]

{Reverberatory furnace}. See the Note under {Furnace}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Reverberatory — Re*ver ber*a*to*ry, n. A reverberatory furnace. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reverberatory — index resounding Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • reverberatory — [ri vʉr′bə rə tôr΄ē] adj. 1. operating or produced by reverberation 2. deflected, as flame or heat 3. designating or of a furnace or kiln in which ore, metal, etc. is heated by a flame deflected downward from the roof n. such a furnace or kiln …   English World dictionary

  • reverberatory — I. rə̇ˈvərb(ə)rəˌtōrē, rēˈ , və̄b , vəib , bəˌ , tȯr , ri adjective Etymology: reverberate (I) + ory : acting by reverberation : forced back or diverted onto material under treatment a reverberatory fire reverberatory heat II …   Useful english dictionary

  • reverberatory — reverberate ► VERB 1) (of a loud noise) be repeated as an echo. 2) have continuing serious effects. DERIVATIVES reverberant adjective reverberation noun reverberative adjective reverberator noun reverberatory adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • reverberatory — adjective Date: 1605 acting by reverberation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reverberatory — /ri verr beuhr euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj., n., pl. reverberatories. adj. 1. characterized or produced by reverberation. 2. noting a furnace, kiln, or the like in which the fuel is not in direct contact with the ore, metal, etc., to be heated,… …   Universalium

  • reverberatory — adjective Of, pertaining to, or employing reverberation or deflection …   Wiktionary

  • reverberatory — a. Reverberating …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • reverberatory — re·ver·ber·a·to·ry …   English syllables