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vibraphone vs. xylophone

[ vahy-bruh-fohn ]
  1. a musical percussion instrument that resembles a marimba and is played with mallets, but that has metal instead of wooden bars and has a set of electrically powered resonators for sustaining the tone or creating a vibrato.
[ zahy-luh-fohn ]
  1. a musical instrument consisting of a graduated series of wooden bars, usually sounded by striking with small wooden hammers.

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