vibration

Part of speech: noun

The act of vibrating; oscillation.

Part of speech: noun

A complete motion back and forth.

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Usage examples "vibration":

  1. Barbara laughed, but there was a little vibration in her voice her sister had not often noticed there. - "A Damaged Reputation", Harold Bindloss.
  2. He felt the vibration as that vast bulk thundered past, and wormed himself with a mighty effort still further in, not without fears that those dreadful horns might still contrive to dig their way to him. - "Harley Greenoak's Charge", Bertram Mitford.
  3. Riding in this one was like travelling in a dream- it slid along without a sound, or the slightest trace of vibration; it shot forward, it darted to right or to left, it slowed up, it stopped, as if of its own will- the driver seemed to do nothing. - "The Metropolis", Upton Sinclair.