Definition of vibratile in English:


Line breaks: vi¦bra|tile
Pronunciation: /ˈvʌɪbrətʌɪl


  • (Of cilia, flagella, or other small appendages) capable of or characterized by oscillatory motion.
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    • When the pulse is hard, frequent, and vibratile, and the temperature is elevated, bryonia is indicated.
    • A further object of the present invention is to provide a vibratile mat which is excellent in the air permeability.
    • It is indicated by test that the effect of step type variable parameter vibratile drilling is more superior than that of common drilling at corresponding conditions.


early 19th century: alteration of vibratory, on the pattern of words such as pulsatile.

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