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echo 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈekō/,
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echoes, plural;
  1. (of a sound) Be repeated or reverberate after the original sound has stopped
    • - their footsteps echoed on the metal catwalks
  2. (of a place) Resound with or reflect back a sound or sounds
    • - the house echoed with shouts and thundering feet
  3. Have a continued significance or influence
    • - illiteracy echoed through the whole fabric of society
  4. Repeat (someone's words or opinions), typically to express agreement
    • - these criticisms are echoed in a number of other studies
    • - “A trip?” she echoed
  5. (of an object, movement, or event) Be reminiscent of or have shared characteristics with
    • - a blue suit that echoed the color of her eyes
  6. Send a copy of (an input signal or character) back to its source or to a screen for display
    • - for security reasons, the password will not be echoed to the screen
  7. (of a defender) Play a higher card followed by a lower one in the same suit, as a signal to request one's partner to lead that suit

Noun
  1. A sound or series of sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener
    • - the walls threw back the echoes of his footsteps
  2. A reflected radio or radar beam

  3. The deliberate introduction of reverberation into a sound recording

  4. The repetition in structure and content of one speaker's utterance by another

  5. A close parallel or repetition of an idea, feeling, style, or event
    • - his love for her found an echo in her own feelings
  6. A detail or characteristic that is suggestive of something else
    • - the cheese has a sharp rich aftertaste with echoes of salty, earthy pastures
  7. A person who slavishly repeats the words or opinions of another

  8. A play by a defender of a higher card in a suit followed by a lower one in a subsequent trick, used as a signal to request a further lead of that suit by their partner

  9. A code word representing the letter E, used in radio communication


  1. the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves; "she could hear echoes of her own footsteps"
  2. repeat: to say again or imitate; "followers echoing the cries of their leaders"
  3. (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained
  4. resound: ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter"
  5. a reply that repeats what has just been said
  6. call to mind; "His words echoed John F. Kennedy"
  7. Echo is a 1997 film directed by Charles Correll made for TV starring Jack Wagner and Alexandra Paul. The film was also known as Deadly Echo in Canada and the United Kingdom.
  8. Echo is a 2003 short film, written and directed by Tom Oesch, starring Haven Pell, Sean Le and Armand Kirshman.
  9. Echo is a Danish film. Awards, 2007 Flanders International FILM Festival – Nominated: Grand Prix
  10. Echo is a ballet made by New York City Ballet balletmaster (subsequently balletmaster in chief) Peter Martins to Michael Torke's Slate (1989). The premiere took place on June 15, 1989, at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center. ...
  11. Fantasy Ride is the third studio album by American R&B singer Ciara. It was released on May 3, 2009 in the UK by RCA Records and May 5 in the United States on LaFace Records. The album combines R&B and hip hop sound from her previous albums along with a new pop and dance direction.
  12. Echo is an American comic book independently-published by Terry Moore under his Abstract Studio imprint. The first issue was released on March 5, 2008 with silver foil accents not to be included on future printings.
  13. A taxonomic genus within the family Calopterygidae — A genus of damselfly; The letter E in the ICAO spelling alphabet
  14. A reflected sound that is heard again by its initial observer; : The displaying on the command line of the command that has just been executed; The letter E in the ICAO spelling alphabet; To reflect off of a surface and return to someone who has heard it already; To repeat back precisely what ...
  15. (Echoes) (2005) -- two CD album of cover versions
  16. (Echoes) Radar energy reflected from a given target or object.
  17. Echoes are done by doing forwards on the upfader, and fading out slowly.
  18. To dream of an echo, portends that distressful times are upon you. Your sickness may lose you your employment, and friends will desert you in time of need.
  19. A delayed return of sound that is perceived by the ear as a discrete sound image.
  20. A distortion that occurs when a signal is reflected or otherwise returned (on the same wire on which the speaker is speaking) with sufficient magnitude and delay as to be perceived by the speaker. [Typically, a problem on satellite circuits.]
  21. A small, temporary home installed on the same site as a single-family residence, usually that of an adult child or other relative. ECHO units allow seniors to remain close to family members and receive the support they need while retaining a great deal of independence.
  22. A wave that has been reflected or otherwise returned with sufficient magnitude and delay, so as to be detected as a wave distinct from that directly transmitted.
  23. Reflected sound producing a distinct repetition of the original sound. Echo in mountains is distinct by reason of distance of travel after original signal has ceased.
  24. A form of magnetic resonance signal from the refocusing of transverse magnetization. [Chapter 6]
  25. Temporally connected part of the whole backscattered laser power that was detected by the receiver and that can be allocated to a certain reflecting surface element.