vibration: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vī-brā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of vibrating.
  2. the state of being vibrated.
    1. the oscillating, reciprocating, or other periodic motion of a rigid or elastic body or medium forced from a position or state of equilibrium.
    2. the analogous motion of the particles of a mass of air or the like, whose state of equilibrium has been disturbed, as in transmitting sound.
  3. an instance of vibratory motion; oscillation; quiver; tremor.
  4. a supernatural emanation, bearing good or ill, that is sensed by or revealed to those attuned to the occult.
  5. Often,a general emotional feeling one has from another person or a place, situation, etc.: I usually get good vibrations from him.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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