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resonator

A resonator is an open vessel of glass, metal, cardboard, or other material, of such dimensions, that the mass of air contained in it resounds to a note of a certain pitch. Its use is, to assist the ear in discriminating a sound of this particular pitch, from a number of others at different pitches, all sounding simultaneously. 68

Also any object that oscillates or vibrates usually for some purpose or utility.

Volumetric Resonator, Keely's

See Also

5.2 - Vortex Motions in Resonators
Helmholtz Resonator
Oscillation
Pitch
Resonance
Tone
Vibration


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