noun Etymology: from Vibra-Harp, a trademark Date: 1930 vibraphonevibraharpist noun

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  • vibraharp — ☆ vibraharp [vī′brə härp΄ ] n. VIBRAPHONE …   English World dictionary

  • vibraharp — vibraharpist, n. /vuy breuh hahrp /, n. a musical percussion instrument that resembles a marimba and is played with mallets, but that has metal instead of wooden bars and has a set of electrically powered resonators for sustaining the tone or… …   Universalium

  • vibraharp — noun the vibraphone …   Wiktionary

  • vibraharp — n. musical instrument with electrically operated resonators, vibraphone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vibraharp — vi·bra·harp …   English syllables

  • vibraharp — vi•bra•harp [[t]ˈvaɪ brəˌhɑrp[/t]] n. mad vibraphone vi′bra•harp ist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • vibraharp — /ˈvaɪbrəhap/ (say vuybruhhahp) noun US a vibraphone. {vibra(phone) + harp} …   Australian English dictionary

  • vibraharp — noun a percussion instrument similar to a xylophone but having metal bars and rotating disks in the resonators that produce a vibrato sound • Syn: ↑vibraphone, ↑vibes • Hypernyms: ↑percussion instrument, ↑percussive instrument …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vibraphone — Infobox instrument name=Vibraphone names=Vibraharp, Vibes image capt=A typical vibraphone color=#FFEC8B classification=Percussion instrument (Idiophone) range= related= musicians= builders= articles=The vibraphone, sometimes called the vibraharp… …   Wikipedia

  • Vibráfono — El vibráfono, también llamado vibraharp en inglés o simplemente vibes, es un instrumento musical de la familia de percusión. Es un laminófono similar al xilófono, pero las láminas son de aleación de aluminio, en lugar, de madera. Estas láminas… …   Wikipedia Español

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