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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VIBRATIONS

All through the remainder of the meal I could feel the vibrations of his excitement.

I lost my wits in the confusion; I should have instantly taken off my vibrations.

So, to be accurate, we should say that sound is vibrations of any kind of matter.

The pad is to keep the vibrations of the alarm from making the plate vibrate.

And the vibrations travel better in most other kinds of matter than they do in air.

Shops, crowds, the vibrations of both, devitalised and confused her.

"If you could spare me a quarter—" the vibrations said, with a deep pretense at meaning.

The octave above has double the number of vibrations of the lower note.

He so struck the chord of the Scottish lyre, that its vibrations were felt in every bosom.

The sun was formless and purple in the vibrations of wrath that were emanating from Azuria.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from Latin vibrationem (nominative vibratio), from vibratus (see vibrate). Meaning "intuitive signal about a person or thing" was popular late 1960s, but has been recorded as far back as 1899.

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