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“vibrate” in British English

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(Definition of “vibrate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vibrateverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈvɑɪ·breɪt/

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.
vibration
noun [ C/U ] us /vɑɪˈbreɪ·ʃən/

[ C ] We felt the earthquake’s vibrations 120 miles away!

(Definition of “vibrate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)