Definition of Consonate
1. Verb. Sound in sympathy.
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Literary usage of Consonate
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Medical Intelligencer by Robley Dunglison (1842)
"The air inclosed in a defined space does not consonate with every sound; and should it consonate with several different notes or sounds, ..."
2. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1841)
"Air can consonate only when confined within a circumscribed space. ... The air in the trachea and bronchia can consonate with the voice in as far as their ..."
3. The British Journal of Homoeopathy edited by John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell (1852)
"He also remarks, " the air in any enclosed space does not consonate with every ... Again, bodies consonate only in unison, or in certain fixed harmony with ..."
4. A treatise on the theory and practice of medicine by John Syer Bristowe (1880)
"We are far from denying that the tubes may consonate to musical sounds, or that they do so consonate in certain cases. But a tube of a certain definite ..."
5. The London and Edinburgh Monthly Journal of Medical Science (1842)
"Air can consonate only when confined within a circumscribed space. In the open air, the human voice, and every other sound, is heard more feebly than in a ..."
6. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the lungs: Including the Principles by Walter Hayle Walshe (1871)
"... follows :—(a) Air in any enclosed space does not consonate with every sound produced at its orifice, but only with the fundamental note of that space, ..."