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Synonyms for vibrate

Synonyms for vibrate

to move to and fro in short, jerky movements

to move to and fro violently

Synonyms for vibrate

shake, quiver, or throb

move or swing from side to side regularly


be undecided about something

sound with resonance

feel sudden intense sensation or emotion

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According to Matthay, loveliness in the quality of sound depends largely on the string's vibrations tending toward simple, regular movement, like that of the fundamental where the string vibrates along its full length rather than compound, irregular movements when the string vibrates in smaller sections.
If it senses bad letter formation or messy handwriting, it will gently vibrate.
He will need to explain to me how colours can vibrate in the sky of Teesside, because how colours can vibrate is beyond the imagination of a humble Luddite like me.
When you talk, air travels out of your lungs and past your vocal chords causing these flaps of tissue in your throat and the air around them to vibrate. Those vibrating air molecules generate the sound waves you form into words.
Because they are thin, the tines of the fork vibrate very well and actually cause the table to vibrate the same way!
The sound wave travels down the canal to the eardrum, causing it to vibrate. The eardrum, in turn, excites three little bones, which vibrate and amplify the sound.
He, Rugar, and other researchers in the field have built minute slivers, or cantilevers, of silicon or other materials that bend or vibrate like tiny diving boards in response to extremely small forces.
Scientists in America devised special insoles that vibrate under the feet without being felt.
Because hydrogen is as light a gas as you can get, the resonator will vibrate at its highest frequency when the gas is pure.
With each method, workers enter the confined space of the furnace to ram or vibrate the loose silica material until the surface is solidly knitted.
And the cues are directional, so if a driver drifts left, the left side of the wheel will vibrate - a signal to steer right until it stops vibrating, just like a rumble strip.
The sensors, powered by an electric motor similar to ones in mobile phones, vibrate when someone moves incorrectly.
They're also able to make their vocal chords vibrate at a specific frequency, or the number of waves that pass a point in a specific amount of time.
Sound results when something vibrates. If you stretch a rubber band and pluck it, you can see and hear it vibrate.