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Noun: reverberation  ri,vur-bu'rey-shun
  1. The repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    "she could hear reverberations of her own footsteps";
    - echo, sound reflection, replication
  2. A remote or indirect consequence of some action
    "reverberations of the market crash were felt years later";
    - repercussion

Derived forms: reverberations

Type of: consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, reflection, reflectivity, reflexion [Brit], result, upshot

Encyclopedia: Reverberation