Vibratility

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vibratility The quality or state of being vibratile; disposition to vibration or oscillation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vibratility The property or state of being vibratile; disposition to vibration or oscillation.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. vibratilité,

Usage

In literature:

Early in summer these Jelly-Fishes drop their eggs, little transparent pear-shaped bodies, covered with vibratile cilia.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, Number 59, September, 1862" by Various
Is that the source of its vibratile mobility?
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal Vol. XVII. No. 418. New Series." by William and Robert Chambers
One has to resort to the extended arm and fingers vibratile.
"Certain Personal Matters" by H. G. Wells
The membrane is longitudinally striped and covered with long and vibratile cilia.
"Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole" by Gary N. Calkins
It was a single vibratile tone, and was uttered by a trumpet.
"Melomaniacs" by James Huneker
At each end of the oval there is a groove lined by specially long vibratile cilia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
Their inner surface is amoeboid and in certain conditions bears one or more vibratile cilia or protoplasmic lashes.
"Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa" by Nelson Annandale
This larva swims by means of minute vibratile hairs, or ciliae.
"On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects" by Sir John Lubbock
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