HyperDic: vibration

English > 4 senses of the word vibration:
NOUNactvibration, quiver, quiveringthe act of vibrating
statevibration, shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, palpitationa shaky motion
eventvibration, oscillation(physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean
attributevibration, vibea distinctive emotional aura experienced instinctively
vibration > pronunciation
Soundsvaybrey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > vibration: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of vibrating.
Synonymsquiver, quivering
Narrowertremor, shudderAn involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
Broadermotion, movement, move, motilityA change of position that does not entail a change of location
Spanishtemblor, vibración
Catalantremolor, vibració
Adjectivesvibrationalof or relating to or characterized by vibration
Verbsvibratemove or swing from side to side regularly
English > vibration: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA shaky motion.
Synonymsshaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, palpitation
Narrowertremolo(music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones
tremorshaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)
BroadermotionA state of change
Spanishcimbreo, palpitación, temblor, trepidación, vibración
Catalanestremiment, tremolor, vibració
Adjectivesvibrationalof or relating to or characterized by vibration
Verbsvibrateshake, quiver, or throb
English > vibration: 4 senses > noun 3, event
Meaning(physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean.
Synonymoscillation
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
NarrowerbeatA single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies
resonanceA vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively small vibration near the same frequency of vibration as the natural frequency of the resonating system
ripple(electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value
sympathetic vibration(physics) vibration produced by resonance
transient(physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load
Broaderwave, undulation(physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
Spanishoscilación, vibración
Catalanoscil·lació, vibració
Adjectivesvibrationalof or relating to or characterized by vibration
Verbsvibratemove or swing from side to side regularly
English > vibration: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA distinctive emotional aura experienced instinctively.
Example"that place gave me bad vibrations"
Synonymvibe
Broaderair, aura, atmosphereA distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
Spanishonda, rollo, vibraciones, vibración, vibra
Catalanvibracions

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