1. Proper noun.  (Greek mythology) An oread, punished by Hera by losing her own voice and only being able to mimic that of others.
  2. Noun.  A reflected sound that is heard again by its initial observer.
  3. Noun.  (computing) : The displaying on the command line of the command that has just been executed.
  4. Noun.  The letter ''E'' in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  5. Verb.  (context, of a sound or sound waves) To reflect off of a surface and return to someone who has heard it already.
  6. Verb.  (by extension, transitive) To repeat back precisely what another has just said: to copy in the imitation of a natural echo.
  7. Verb.  (by extension, transitive) To repeat (another's speech, opinion(,) etc.).

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