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Main Entry: vi·bra·tion
Pronunciation: vimacr-primarystressbramacr-shschwan
Function: noun
1 a : a rapid motion of the particles of an elastic body or substance back and forth (as when a stretched cord produces a musical tone or molecules in the air transmit sounds to the ear) b : the action of vibrating : the state of being vibrated
2 : a trembling motion <vibration of a house caused by a passing truck>
3 : a feeling or impression that someone or something gives off -- usually used in plural <good vibrations>
- vi·bra·tion·al /-shnschwal, -shschwan-schwal/ adjective

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