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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vi·brate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vibrated p. pr. & vb. n. Vibrating.]
 1. To brandish; to move to and fro; to swing; as, to vibrate a sword or a staff.
 2. To mark or measure by moving to and fro; as, a pendulum vibrating seconds.
 3. To affect with vibratory motion; to set in vibration.
    Breath vocalized, that is, vibrated or undulated, may . . . impress a swift, tremulous motion.   --Holder.
    Star to star vibrates light.   --Tennyson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : moving very rapidly to and fro or up and down; "the
            vibrating piano strings" [syn: vibratory]