Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Pulsing or throbbing with energy or activity.
  • adjective Vigorous, lively, and vital.
  • adjective Exhibiting or characterized by rapid, rhythmic movement back and forth or to and fro; vibrating.
  • adjective Produced as a result of vibration; resonant or resounding.
  • adjective Relatively high on the scale of brightness.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Vibrating; agitated; specifically, vibrating so as to produce sound: as, a vibrant string.
  • Of sounds, resonant; sonorous; characterized by a perceptible vibration; sometimes, tremulous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Vibrating; tremulous; resonant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pulsing with energy or activity
  • adjective Lively and vigorous
  • adjective Vibrating, resonant or resounding
  • adjective of a colour bright

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of colors that are bright and striking
  • adjective vigorous and animated
  • adjective of sounds that are strong and resonating

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From French vibrant, from Latin vibrans, present participle of vibrare ("to vibrate"); see vibrate.

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