Meaning of VIBRATION in English


noun Date: 1635 1. 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 molecules in the air transmit sounds to the ear), the action of vibrating ; the state of being vibrated or in vibratory motion: as, oscillation , a quivering or trembling motion ; quiver , an instance of ~, vacillation in opinion or action ; wavering, 4. a characteristic emanation, aura, or spirit that infuses or vitalizes someone or something and that can be instinctively sensed or experienced, a distinctive usually emotional atmosphere capable of being sensed, ~al adjective ~less adjective

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