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English definition of “vibraphone”


noun [C]     /ˈvaɪ.brə.fəʊn/ US  /-foʊn/ (informal vibes)
a musical instrument consisting of a frame with a set of metal bars in it that you hit . The bars have electrical devices attached to them that make them vibrate so that they produce musical notes that seem to shake slightly . → See also vibratoPercussion instruments
(Definition of vibraphone noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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