vibrant
adjective Date: 1616 1. a. (1) oscillating or pulsating rapidly (2) pulsating with life, vigor, or activity <
a vibrant personality
>
b. (1) readily set in vibration (2) responsive, sensitive 2. sounding as a result of vibration ; resonant <
a vibrant voice
>
3. bright 4 <
a vibrant orange
>
vibrantly adverb

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  • vibrant — vibrant, ante [ vibrɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1747; de vibrer 1 ♦ Qui vibre (1o), est en vibration. Les cordes, lames, membranes vibrantes sont étudiées en acoustique. Phonét. Consonne vibrante, et n. f. une vibrante : consonne produite par la vibration… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • vibrant — VIBRÁNT, Ă vibranţi, te, adj. 1. Care vibrează, vibrator; p. ext. care produce sunete. ♢ Consoană vibrantă (şi substantivat, f.) = consoană lichidă (3) care se realizează printr o succesiune rapidă de închideri şi deschideri ale canalului fonator …   Dicționar Român

  • vibrant — UK US /ˈvaɪbrənt/ adjective ► full of energy and excitement: a vibrant democracy/economy/market »Ireland went from a vibrant economy to virtual collapse in the space of a decade. »Any credible financial centre has to have a big futures market, so …   Financial and business terms

  • Vibrant — Vi brant, a. [L. vibrans, p. pr.: cf. F. vibrant. See {Vibrate}.] Vibrating; tremulous; resonant; as, vibrant drums. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vibrant — [vī′brənt] adj. [L vibrans, prp. of vibrare, to VIBRATE] 1. quivering or vibrating, esp. in such a way as to produce sound 2. produced by vibration; resonant: said of sound 3. throbbing with life and activity; lively [vibrant streets] 4. vigorous …   English World dictionary

  • vibrant — vìbrant (vibrȁnt) m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA fon. suglasnik koji nastaje treperenjem (vibriranjem) pokretnog govornog organa (apeksa, uvule i sl.); titravi suglasnik, treptajnik, titrajnik ETIMOLOGIJA vidi vibrirati …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • vibrant — [adj1] alive, colorful active, animated, dynamic, electrifying, energetic, lively, peppy, responsive, sensitive, sound, sparkling, spirited, vigorous, virile, vital, vivacious, vivid, zesty*, zippy*; concepts 401,618 Ant. colorless, dull, pale… …   New thesaurus

  • vibrant — index strong Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vibrant — vibrant, ante (vi bran, bran t ) adj. 1°   Qui vibre, qui est mis en vibration. •   Le problème des cordes vibrantes et tous ceux qui appartiennent à la théorie du son ou aux lois des oscillations de l air, ont été soumis à l analyse par les… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • vìbrant — (vibrȁnt) m 〈G mn nātā〉 fon. suglasnik koji nastaje treperenjem (vibriranjem) pokretnog govornog organa (apeksa, uvule i sl.); titravi suglasnik, treptajnik, titrajnik …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • vibrant — (adj.) 1550s, agitated, from L. vibrantem (nom. vibrans) swaying, prp. of vibrare move to and fro (see VIBRATE (Cf. vibrate)). Meaning vigorous, full of life is first recorded 1860. Related: Vibrantly …   Etymology dictionary

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