Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To brandish; to move to and fro; to swing;
vibratea sword or a staff
To mark or measure by moving to and fro;
as, a pendulum.
To affect with vibratory motion; to set in vibration.
Breath vocalized, that is,
vibratedor undulated, may . . . impress a swift, tremulous motion.
Star to star
To move to and fro, or from side to side, as a pendulum, an elastic rod, or a stretched string, when disturbed from its position of rest; to swing; to oscillate.
To have the constituent particles move to and fro, with alternate compression and dilation of parts, as the air, or any elastic body; to quiver.
To produce an oscillating or quivering effect of sound;
as, a whisper.
vibrateson the ear
To pass from one state to another; to waver; to fluctuate;
as, a man.
vibratesbetween two opinions