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vibrate 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈvīˌbrāt/,
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vibrated, past participle; vibrates, 3rd person singular present; vibrating, present participle; vibrated, past tense;
  1. Move or cause to move continuously and rapidly to and fro
    • - the cabin started to vibrate
    • - the bumblebee vibrated its wings for a few seconds
  2. Quiver with (a quality or emotion)
    • - his voice vibrated with terror
  3. (of a sound) Resonate; continue to be heard
    • - a low rumbling sound that began to vibrate through the car
  4. (of a pendulum) Swing to and fro


  1. shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  2. oscillate: move or swing from side to side regularly; "the needle on the meter was oscillating"
  3. hover: be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action; "He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement"
  4. resonate: sound with resonance; "The sound resonates well in this theater"
  5. thrill: feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"
  6. (vibration) the act of vibrating
  7. Vibrate is an album released by The Manhattan Transfer in September 28, 2004 on the Telarc label. The album is available in three formats: Super Audio CD, CD and MP3 Download.
  8. (The Vibrations) The Vibrations were an African-American soul vocal group from Los Angeles, California, active from the mid-1950s to 1976. Most notable among the group's hit singles were "My Girl Sloopy" (1964) and "Love in Them Thar Hills" (1968). ...
  9. (Vibrating) Oscillation is the repetitive variation, typically in time, of some measure about a central value (often a point of equilibrium) or between two or more different states. Familiar examples include a swinging pendulum and AC power. ...
  10. Vibration refers to mechanical oscillations about an equilibrium point. The oscillations may be periodic such as the motion of a pendulum or random such as the movement of a tire on a gravel road.
  11. The setting, on a portable electronic device, that causes it to vibrate rather than sound any (or most) needed alarms; Move with small movements rapidly to and fro; Resonate
  12. (Vibrating) the process of removing excess zinc by rapidly shaking galvanized articles
  13. Vibration is a force which oscillates about some specified reference point. Vibration is commonly expressed in terms of frequency such as cycles per second (cps), Hertz (Hz), cycles per minute (cpm) or (rpm) and strokes per minute (spm). ...
  14. (Vibration) Low amplitude motion occurring at high frequency.
  15. (Vibration) the essence of all things. The response of harmony or discord, of all things to all things.
  16. (vibration) energetic agitation of freshly mixed concrete during placement by mechanical devices, either pneumatic or electric, that create vibratory impulses of moderately high frequency to assist in consolidating the concrete in the form or mold.
  17. (Vibration) Movement of a pendulum or other oscillating element limited by two consecutive extreme positions. ...
  18. (Vibration) A periodic motion or oscillation of an element, device, or system.
  19. (vibration) A back-and-forth motion.
  20. (Vibration) Measured by vibrations per second then generally translated to vibrations per hour or VPH. Example: 8 beats per second is 28,800 vibrations per hour.
  21. (VIBRATION) An oscillatory motion of solid bodies described by displacement, velocity, or acceleration with respect to a given reference point.
  22. (Vibration) is a massage stroke performed with a high frequency in a shaking manner. Rocking is a variation of vibration.
  23. (VIBRATION) A name sometimes given to the Holy Name meditation technique.
  24. (VIBRATION) The rapid back-and-fourth movement, often invisible, in space of an object against which some force has been applied.
  25. (VIBRATION) The use of a mechanical device to facilitate the consolidation of concrete in deep pours or pours with a very low slump.