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vibrate

vi·brate

vibrate

 
 
pronunciation:
vaI breIt
part of speech: verb
inflections: vibrated, vibrates, vibrating
definition 1: to move back and forth very rapidly and steadily.
The floor vibrates when I jump up and down.
similar words:
flutter, pulse, quiver, shake, wave
definition 2: to cause to move back and forth very rapidly and steadily.
Sound waves vibrate the diaphragm in a microphone.
synonyms:
shake, wave
similar words:
agitate, flutter, wiggle
derivation: vibratingly (adv.)