Meaning of VIBRATION in English

VIBRATION

[vi.bra.tion] n (1655) 1 a: a periodic motion of the particles of an elastic body or medium in alternately opposite directions from the position of equilibrium when that equilibrium has been disturbed (as when a stretched cord produces musical tones or particles of air transmit sounds to the ear) b: the action of vibrating: the state of being vibrated or in vibratory motion: as (1): oscillation (2): a quivering or trembling motion: quiver

2: an instance of vibration

3: vacillation in opinion or action: wavering

4. a: a characteristic emanation, aura, or spirit that infuses or vitalizes someone or something and that can be instinctively sensed or experienced--often used in pl. b: a distinctive usu. emotional atmosphere capable of being sensed--usu. used in pl. -- vi.bra.tion.al adj -- vi.bra.tion.less adj

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.