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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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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.
The former, indeed, is a particular kind of sensation, but the latter is merely a vibrative or undulatory motion the air.
The composers of the music of ancient Greece had for instruments only lyres of six or eight strings, with little vibrative power.
It was as if the nerves had grown finer, more tremulous, or, rather, more vibrative.
And from the _varieties_ of these _three_, may arise _infinite varieties_ in fluid bodies, though all agitated by the _same pulse_ or _vibrative_ motion.
Don't setting your thinkpad t40 battery in the high humidity, high temperature, strong vibrative and dusty place.
Don't setting your thinkpad t41 battery in the high humidity, high temperature, strong vibrative and dusty place.
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.
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.
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_.
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