vibratile

adjective

vi·​bra·​tile ˈvī-brə-tᵊl How to pronounce vibratile (audio) -ˌtī(-ə)l How to pronounce vibratile (audio)
1
: characterized by vibration
2
: adapted to, used in, or capable of vibratory motion
vibratile cilia

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1826, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of vibratile was circa 1826

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“Vibratile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vibratile. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

vibratile

adjective
vi·​bra·​tile ˈvī-brət-ᵊl How to pronounce vibratile (audio) -brə-ˌtīl How to pronounce vibratile (audio)
: characterized by vibration
vibratile motion
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