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Definitions of Rebound

Pronunciation : Re*bound"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Pref. re- + bound: cf. F. rebondir.]
Definition : 1. To spring back; to start back; to be sent back or reverberated by elastic force on collision with another body; as, a rebounding echo. Bodies which are absolutely hard, or so soft as to be void of elasticity, will not rebound from one another. Sir I. Newton.

2. To give back an echo. [R.] T. Warton.

3. To bound again or repeatedly, as a horse. Pope. Rebounding lock (Firearms), one in which the hammer rebounds to half cock after striking the cap or primer.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Re*bound"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To send back; to reverberate. Silenus sung; the vales his voice rebound. Dryden.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Re*bound"
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: The act of rebounding; resilience. Flew . . . back, as from a rock, with swift rebound. Dryden.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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