vibrate

vibrate
1. intransitive verb
1) vibrieren; (under strong impact) beben
2) (resound) [nach]klingen
3) (Phys.) schwingen; [Glocke:] vibrieren
4) (thrill) [Stimme, Körper:] vibrieren (with vor + Dat.)
2. transitive verb
vibrieren lassen; zum Schwingen bringen [Saite]
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verb
(to (cause to) shake, tremble, or move rapidly back and forth: Every sound that we hear is making part of our ear vibrate; The engine has stopped vibrating.) vibrieren
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vi·brate
[vaɪˈbreɪt, AM ˈvaɪbreɪt]
I. vi
1. (pulsate) vibrieren; person zittern
to \vibrate with emotion vor Erregung zittern
to \vibrate with enthusiasm (fig) vor Begeisterung sprühen
2. sound nachklingen
the thunder \vibrated down the valley der Donner hallte durch das Tal
II. vt
to \vibrate sth etw vibrieren lassen; MUS etw zum Schwingen bringen
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[vaI'breɪt]
1. vi (lit, fig)
zittern, beben (with vor +dat); (machine, string, air) vibrieren; (notes) schwingen

the painting vibrates with life — das Bild bebt or sprüht vor Leben

Glasgow's West End vibrates with activity — im Glasgower West End pulsiert das Leben

the town was vibrating with excitement — Aufregung hatte die Stadt ergriffen

2. vt
zum Vibrieren bringen; string zum Schwingen bringen

they study the way the machine vibrates the body — sie studieren, wie die Maschine den Körper erschüttert

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vibrate [vaıˈbreıt; US ˈvaıˌbreıt]
A v/i
1. vibrieren:
a) zittern (auch PHYS)
b) (nach)klingen, (-)schwingen (Ton)
2. fig pulsieren (Leben, Stadt etc)
3. zittern, beben (beide:
with vor dat)
4. fig schwanken (between zwischen dat)
B v/t
1. in Schwingungen versetzen
2. vibrieren oder schwingen oder zittern lassen, rütteln, schütteln
3. durch Schwingung messen oder angeben:
a pendulum vibrating seconds
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1. intransitive verb
1) vibrieren; (under strong impact) beben
2) (resound) [nach]klingen
3) (Phys.) schwingen; [Glocke:] vibrieren
4) (thrill) [Stimme, Körper:] vibrieren (with vor + Dat.)
2. transitive verb
vibrieren lassen; zum Schwingen bringen [Saite]
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v.
schwanken v.
schwingen v.
(§ p.,pp.: schwang, geschwungen)
vibrieren v.

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