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Definition of "vibration" []

  • The act of vibrating. (noun)
  • The condition of being vibrated. (noun)
  • Physics A rapid linear motion of a particle or of an elastic solid about an equilibrium position. (noun)
  • Physics A periodic process. (noun)
  • A single complete vibrating motion; a quiver. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vibration" in a sentence
  • "This gives me a name vibration of 6, which means that I should, according to Balliett, “always be dressed with care and precision; be fond of dainty effects and colors, lifting your especial colors of orange, scarlet and heliotrope into their lighter shades, yet always keeping their true tones.”"
  • "What's the difference in vibration, and lots of other things?"
  • "The part that seldom gets mentioned about Building 7 is the shock and vibration from the collapse of the main towers."