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vi·bra·tor

 (vī′brā′tər)
n.
Something that vibrates, especially an electrical device used for massage or sexual gratification.

vibrator

(vaɪˈbreɪtə)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering)
a. a device for producing a vibratory motion, such as one used in massage or in the distribution of wet concrete in moulds
b. such a device with a vibrating part or tip, used as a dildo
2. (Electronics) a device in which a vibrating conductor interrupts a circuit to produce a pulsating current from a steady current, usually so that the current can then be amplified or the voltage transformed. See also chopper6

vi•bra•tor

(ˈvaɪ breɪ tər)

n.
1. a person or thing that vibrates or causes vibration.
2. any of various machines or devices causing a vibratory motion or action, esp. one used in massage or to produce sexual stimulation.
3.
a. an electrical device in which, by continually repeated impulses, a steady current is changed into an oscillating current.
b. a device for producing electric oscillations.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vibrator - a mechanical device that vibratesvibrator - a mechanical device that vibrates; "a reed is the vibrator that produces the sound"
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
vibrating reed, reed - a vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it; "the clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece"
2.vibrator - mechanical device that produces vibratory motionvibrator - mechanical device that produces vibratory motion; used for massage
dildo - a vibrating device that substitutes for an erect penis to provide vaginal stimulation
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Translations
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vibrator

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vibrator

[vaɪˈbreɪtəʳ] n (for massage) → vibromassaggiatore m (elettrico); (sex toy) → vibratore m

vibrator

n vibrador m
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