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


capable of or producing vibration.
of the nature of or consisting in vibration.
of or relating to vibration.
Also vi·bra·tive [vahy-bruh-tiv, -brey-] /ˈvaɪ brə tɪv, -breɪ-/

Origin of vibratory

First recorded in 1720–30; vibrate + -ory1

Related forms

non·vi·bra·to·ry, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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