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vibratory

[vahy-bruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈvaɪ brəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
capable of or producing vibration.
2.
3.
of the nature of or consisting in vibration.
4.
of or pertaining to vibration.
Also, vibrative
[vahy-bruh-tiv, -brey-] /ˈvaɪ brə tɪv, -breɪ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; vibrate + -ory1
Related forms
nonvibratory, adjective
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