vibes

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vibes a percussion instrument similar to a xylophone but having metal bars and rotating disks in the resonators that produce a vibrato sound
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Usage

In literature:

Forced to desist by the negative vibes he was getting from most of the panel, he took refuge in assuming the victor's pose.
"Wild Justice" by Ruth M. Sprague
The 'neuro-vibe' I think he called it.
"We're Friends, Now" by Henry Hasse
Bad vibes, very bad vibes.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In poetry:

When she was born, her feet were strangled
They put them in the iron gyves.
And she grew up to be a stranger
To shady roads’ calling vibes.
"The Road" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev

In news:

ARIES (March 21-April 19): I'm afraid your vibes are slightly out of tune.
The album, while maintaining a mainly indie vibe, has traces of a variety of musical influences.
Get in touch with your body's vibes and reiki in McKees Rocks.
Otto's serves a good-natured , welcoming vibe.
Sound Travels with a tropical vibe this week as I've been bringing the lush sound of African Juju this week.
The New Style of Sexy VIBE VIXEN is for the strong and beautiful women of color in this new century.
Despite its location just steps from Lake Pontchartrain, this Bucktown bar and restaurant has an almost tropical vibe.
Lusk getting good vibes from 2012 MOC women's volleyball team.
The Caribbean coast of Costa Rica is known for reggae music, Jamaican food and an edgy vibe that occasionally spills over into violence.
When you're a wedding guest , what vibe do you go for.
As organizer of the Poetry Sucks series at Dino's, Chet Weise has built a cool little scene around good verse and good vibes on the East Side.
The reggae star brought island vibes to Mission Beach at a recent show.
The name Marko Jaric still generates a bad vibe among Minnesota Timberwolves fans.
HIP-POP REPORT WITH OZMAN: Brandy Covers Vibe Vixen Magazine.
The R&B comeback queen can now be seen on the cover of Vibe Vixen magazine's November issue.
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In science:

After tying a turban on one’s head to tune into the students’ mental ‘vibes’ and allow levitation to occur, a brief meditation moment is taken. The instructor, displaying much hesitation, states his/her apprehension of doing this magical feat and decides to take a bite out of an apple to relax.
Physics Magic
Other recent recommendation tools, such as Yahoo! Vibes , aim at deploying a variety of recommendation models, applicable to a broad variety of domains and to large-scale networks, such as the Grid.
Ontological Matchmaking in Recommender Systems
Yahoo! Vibes is a platform for building recommender systems for largescale datasets.
Ontological Matchmaking in Recommender Systems
Contrarily to previous approaches that were customized to a few domains and were not scalable, Vibes is used to power recommendations across a wide range of Yahoo! properties, such as Shopping, Travel, Real Estate etc.
Ontological Matchmaking in Recommender Systems
However, Vibes does not rely on ontologies as a powerful means to extract semantics from the items.
Ontological Matchmaking in Recommender Systems
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