What does the word rebound mean?

Usage examples for rebound

  1. The noise is oppressive, though a rebound, comparatively tuneful, takes place, till the wedge is driven home; but afterwards, the blows fall dead, and produce a painful jarr on the nerves, which affected me for several hours with a sense of general lassitude. – A Morning's Walk from London to Kew by Richard Phillips
  2. I almost felt Atherley's rebound of satisfaction as well as my own at the sound of her voice. – Cecilia de Noël by Lanoe Falconer
  3. There is nothing surprising in this, for the Clarisses felt the rebound of the struggles which divided and rapidly transformed the Order of the Brothers Minor. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier