[ vahy-bruh-fohn ]
/ ˈvaɪ brəˌfoʊn /
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Origin of vibraphone
1925–30; <Latin vibrā(re) to shake + -phone
OTHER WORDS FROM vibraphonevi·bra·phon·ist [vahy-bruh-foh-nist, vahy-brof-uh-], /ˈvaɪ brəˌfoʊ nɪst, vaɪˈbrɒf ə-/, noun
Words nearby vibraphone
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British Dictionary definitions for vibraphone
esp US vibraharp (ˈvaɪbrəˌhɑːp)
/ (ˈvaɪbrəˌfəʊn) /
a percussion instrument, used esp in jazz, consisting of a set of metal bars placed over tubular metal resonators, which are made to vibrate electronically
Derived forms of vibraphonevibraphonist, noun
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