VIBRATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of VIBRATION
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 n.  act of vibrating; a shaky motion
Classic Sentence: (30 in 3 pages)
1  Suddenly, the distant and melancholy vibration of a clock shook the panes.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
2  Its whisperings had the hoarse accent of a vibration.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
3  Citizens," cried Enjolras, and there was an almost irritated vibration in his voice, "this republic is not rich enough in men to indulge in useless expenditure of them.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
4  The clock of the Invalides struck a quarter to twelve; the west wind bore on its moistened gusts the doleful vibration of the three strokes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 82. The Burglary.
5  On recognizing her step-mother, Valentine could not repress a shudder, which caused a vibration in the bed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 101. Locusta.
6  He caught her hand, and she felt in his the vibration of feeling that had not yet risen to his lips.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
7  There lay the fixed threads of the warp subject to but one single, ever returning, unchanging vibration, and that vibration merely enough to admit of the crosswise interblending of other threads with its own.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 47. The Mat-Maker.
8  The monotonous beating of a big drum filled the air with muffled shocks and a lingering vibration.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In III
9  "The vibration of my left calf is a great sign with me," he remarked at a later date.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VI
10  The feeling that it so evidently manifested, rather than the direct purport of the words, caused it to vibrate within all hearts, and brought the listeners into one accord of sympathy.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In III. THE RECOGNITION
11  In the ensuing interval, I told Miss Mills that she was evermore my friend, and that my heart must cease to vibrate ere I could forget her sympathy.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 37. A LITTLE COLD WATER
12  No one could have said what caused the count's voice to vibrate so deeply, and what made his eye flash, which was in general so clear, lustrous, and limpid when he pleased.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
13  Cassy, therefore, with woman's tact, touched the only string that could be made to vibrate.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
14  Little by little, living together, two people fall into a sort of unison, they vibrate so intricately to one another.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
15  The air around suddenly vibrated and tingled, as it were, like the air over intensely heated plates of iron.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
Example Sentence:
1  "I think that to transfuse emotion," he writes, "to set up in the reader's sense a vibration corresponding to what was felt by the writer's is the peculiar function of poetry."
2  In its simplest form, vibration can be considered to be the oscillation or repetitive motion of an object around an equilibrium position.
3  Aircraft manufacturers want to reduce vibration for the sake of safety.
4  The phone includes a mechanical device that can make the phone vibrate when it would ring or make a sound, such as an incoming call or an alarm.
5  America, according to Kennedy and those who vibrated to his bombast, was living on the lip of a volcano, with no secure civil rights.
6  When the band plays "Time to Get Ill," the Garden is shaking, the cameras are vibrating and you can almost feel the bass throbbing in your body.
7  The floor was vibrating to the beat of the music.
8  In physics, resonance is the phenomenon of producing large amplitude of vibrations by a small periodic driving force.
9  Amazon has patented a wristband that tracks the hand movements of warehouse workers and uses vibrations to nudge them into being more efficient.
10  Certain animals can feel vibrations in the sand.