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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Vibrate  \Vi"brate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Vibrate};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Vibrating}.]  [L.  vibratus  p.  p.  of  vibrare,  v.  t.  &  v. 
  i.,  to  snake,  brandish,  vibrate;  akin  to  Skr.  vip  to  tremble, 
  Icel.  veifa  to  wave,  vibrate.  See  {Waive}  and  cf  {Whip},  v. 
  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. 
  Star  to  star  vibrates  light.  --Tennyson. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  moving  very  rapidly  to  and  fro  or  up  and  down  "the 
  vibrating  piano  strings"  [syn:  {vibratory}] 

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