vibratory

[ vahy-bruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈvaɪ brəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective

capable of or producing vibration.
of the nature of or consisting in vibration.
of or relating to vibration.

Nearby words

  1. vibrational quantum number,
  2. vibrations,
  3. vibrative,
  4. vibrato,
  5. vibrator,
  6. vibrio,
  7. vibrio alginolyticus,
  8. vibrio cholerae,
  9. vibrio fetus,
  10. vibrio fluvialis

Also vi·bra·tive [vahy-bruh-tiv, -brey-] /ˈvaɪ brə tɪv, -breɪ-/

Origin of vibratory

First recorded in 1720–30; vibrate + -ory1

Related formsnon·vi·bra·to·ry, adjective

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