variants or less commonly antivibration
: designed to prevent, resist, or offer protection against vibration
Wearing anti-vibration gloves to use one of her three chain saws, Lundberg cuts the log into cross-sections and then analyzes the growth patterns, grain and character.Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 29 July 2012
Some central air-conditioner manufacturers offer kits to reduce the air conditioner noise. If the sound seems to be vibrations or a hum from the base, mount it on antivibration pads available from your cooling contractor.James Dulley, Bangor (Maine) Daily News, 5 Aug. 1997

Word History


anti- entry 1 + vibration

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-vibration was in 1886

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“Anti-vibration.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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