vibratile
adjective Date: circa 1826 1. characterized by vibration 2. adapted to, used in, or capable of vibratory motion <
vibratile cilia
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  • vibratile — [ vibratil ] adj. • 1776; du rad. de vibration ♦ Biol. Qui peut être animé de vibrations. Cils, organes vibratiles des protozoaires. ● vibratile adjectif (de vibrer) Cil vibratile, cil ou flagelle porté par une cellule vivante et animé de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vibratile — Vi bra*tile, a. [Cf. F. vibratile.] Adapted to, or used in, vibratory motion; having the power of vibrating; vibratory; as, the vibratile organs of insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vibratile — [vī′brə til, vī′brətīl΄] adj. [Fr < L vibratus (see VIBRATE) + ile, ILE] 1. of or characterized by vibration 2. capable of vibrating or of being vibrated 3. having a vibratory motion vibratility [vī΄brətil′ə tē] n …   English World dictionary

  • vibratile — vi·bra·tile vī brət əl, brə .tīl adj characterized by vibration <vibratile motion> * * * vi·bra·tile (viґbrə til) [L. vibratilis] having an oscillatory motion; swaying or moving to and fro …   Medical dictionary

  • vibratile — (vi bra ti l ) adj. 1°   Terme didactique. Qui est susceptible de vibrer. 2°   Terme de physiologie. Cils vibratiles, très petits filaments qui sont doués, chez certains animaux et dans certains tissus, d un mouvement spontané alternatif.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • vibratile — vi·brà·ti·le agg. CO TS scient. che vibra, che può vibrare {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1916. ETIMO: cfr. fr. vibratile …   Dizionario italiano

  • VIBRATILE — adj. des deux genres T. d’Histoire naturelle Qui peut vibrer, qui vibre. Cils vibratiles. Mouvements vibratiles …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • vibratile — vibratility /vuy breuh til i tee/, n. /vuy breuh til, tuyl /, adj. 1. capable of vibrating or of being vibrated. 2. having a vibratory motion. 3. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of vibration. [1820 30; VIBRATE + ILE] * * * …   Universalium

  • vibratile — {{hw}}{{vibratile}}{{/hw}}agg. Che compie movimenti ondulatori, di vibrazione: ciglia vibratili | (biol.) Epitelio –v, costituito da cellule che a un estremità sono fornite di ciglia capaci di movimenti ondulatori …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • vibratile — pl.m. e f. vibratili …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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