Definitions

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  • adj. vibratory

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Vibrating; vibratory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Vibrating; vibratory; causing vibration.

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Examples

  • Mr. Verne's voice was husky and unsteady and his eyes had a far off wistful look that struck a vibrative chord in Phillip Lawson's breast.

    Marguerite Verne

  • The former, indeed, is a particular kind of sensation, but the latter is merely a vibrative or undulatory motion the air.

    The First Dialogue

  • The composers of the music of ancient Greece had for instruments only lyres of six or eight strings, with little vibrative power.

    A Popular History of the Art of Music From the Earliest Times Until the Present

  • It was as if the nerves had grown finer, more tremulous, or, rather, more vibrative.

    Wilfrid Cumbermede

  • And from the _varieties_ of these _three_, may arise _infinite varieties_ in fluid bodies, though all agitated by the _same pulse_ or _vibrative_ motion.

    Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon

  • Don't setting your thinkpad t40 battery in the high humidity, high temperature, strong vibrative and dusty place.

    MyLinkVault Newest Links

  • Don't setting your thinkpad t41 battery in the high humidity, high temperature, strong vibrative and dusty place.

    MyLinkVault Newest Links

  • Apple don't have the market to themselves for Touch devices though - Samsung and LG are pushing hard in this space, and Nokia is ready to enter - and these guys are bringing something else to the table - Haptic (vibrative) feedback.

    IntoMobile

  • It is supposed the soul makes her residence in some part of the brain, from which the nerves take their rise, and are thence extended to all parts of the body; and that outward objects, by the different impressions they make on the organs of sense, communicate certain vibrative motions to the nerves; and these being filled with spirits propagate them to the brain or seat of the soul, which, according to the various impressions or traces thereby made in the brain, is variously affected with ideas.

    Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous

  • Another Instance of the strange _loosening_ nature of a violent jarring Motion, or a strong and nimble vibrative one, we may have from a piece of _iron_ grated on very strongly with a _file_: for if into that a pin _screw'd_ so firm and hard, that though it has a convenient head to it, yet it can by no means be _unscrew'd_ by the fingers; if, I say, you attempt to unscrew this whilst _grated on by the file_, it will be found to undoe and turn very _easily_.

    Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon

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