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English definition of “vibrate”


verb [I/T]  /ˈvɑɪ·breɪt/ us  
to move quickly backward and forward, or to cause something to shake: [I] Musical sounds are produced when the strings of the piano vibrate. [I] A thundering boom made the windows vibrate.
noun [C/U]  /vɑɪˈbreɪ·ʃən/ us  
[C] We felt the earthquake’s vibrations 120 miles away!
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