vibratory

vibratory

[vahy-bruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
1.
capable of or producing vibration.
3.
of the nature of or consisting in vibration.
4.
of or pertaining to vibration.
Also, vibrative [vahy-bruh-tiv, -brey-] .


Origin:
1720–30; vibrate + -ory1

nonvibratory, adjective
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vibrate (vaɪˈbreɪt)
 
vb
1.  to move or cause to move back and forth rapidly; shake, quiver, or throb
2.  (intr) to oscillate
3.  to send out (a sound) by vibration; resonate or cause to resonate
4.  (intr) to waver
5.  physics to undergo or cause to undergo an oscillatory or periodic process, as of an alternating current; oscillate
6.  rare (intr) to respond emotionally; thrill
 
[C17: from Latin vibrāre]
 
vibratile
 
adj
 
vi'brating
 
adj
 
vi'bratingly
 
adv
 
'vibratory
 
adj

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