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vibratory

Line breaks: vi|bra¦tory
Pronunciation: /ˈvʌɪbrət(ə)ri
 
, vʌɪˈbreɪt(ə)ri
 
/

Definition of vibratory in English:

adjective

Relating to or causing vibration.
Example sentences
  • Fortunately an American physician in 1872 came up with the first steam powered massage and vibratory apparatus, which came with a clear warning: ‘Patients should be watched to avoid over manipulation of apparatus’.
  • This assessment includes tests to determine pressure perception, vibratory sensation, your ability to discriminate between sharp and dull pressure, tactile sensation and the Achilles tendon reflex.
  • You know you are safe, the literal danger is removed, but the vibratory presence is felt.

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