Vibration - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |vaɪˈbreɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word vibration
Brit.  |vʌɪˈbreɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word vibration
- the act of vibrating (syn: quiver, quivering)
- a shaky motion (syn: palpitation, quiver, quivering, shaking, trembling)
- (physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean (syn: oscillation)
- a distinctive emotional aura experienced instinctively
that place gave me bad vibrations

Examples

...the vibration of the floor caused by thundering feet in the hallway...

The times of the vibrations of pendulums are as the square roots of their lengths.

The words arose within him, and stirred innumerable vibrations of memory.

There was a vibration in the old lady's cap.

That place gave me bad vibrations.

The microscope must be free from vibration.

that place gave me bad vibrations

Word forms

noun
singular: vibration
plural: vibrations
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