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vi·bra·harp

 (vī′brə-härp′)
vi′bra·harp′ist n.

vi•bra•phone

(ˈvaɪ brəˌfoʊn)

n.
a musical percussion instrument resembling a xylophone and having metal bars struck with mallets and electrically powered resonators to sustain the tone and create a vibrato. Also called vibraharp.
[1925–30; < Latin vibrā(re) to shake + -phone]
vi•bra•phon•ist (ˈvaɪ brəˌfoʊ nɪst, vaɪˈbrɒf ə-) n.
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Noun1.vibraharp - a percussion instrument similar to a xylophone but having metal bars and rotating disks in the resonators that produce a vibrato soundvibraharp - a percussion instrument similar to a xylophone but having metal bars and rotating disks in the resonators that produce a vibrato sound
percussion instrument, percussive instrument - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
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