Vibration promotes life and vigour, strength and beauty...vibrate Your Body and Make It Well.
My gloved fingertips, soaked with blood on his pulseless groin, started to vibrate.
You brace, hoping that the owner of the cell has simply neglected to put it on vibrate and will now press IGNORE.
1610s, from Latin vibratus, past participle of vibrare "move quickly to and fro, shake," from PIE *w(e)ib- "move quickly to and fro" (cf. Lithuanian wyburiu "to wag" (the tail), Danish vippe, Dutch wippen "to swing," Old English wipan "to wipe"). Related: Vibrated; vibrating.