Definition of Sympathetic vibration

1. Noun. (physics) vibration produced by resonance.

Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Generic synonyms: Oscillation, Vibration



Definition of Sympathetic vibration

1. Noun. the vibration of a body, at its natural frequency, in response to that of a neighbouring one having that frequency; resonance ¹

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Literary usage of Sympathetic vibration

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1. All the Children of All the People: A Study of the Attempt to Educate Everybody by William Hawley Smith (1912)
"I thought, at first, to just use the term "sympathetic vibration " and let it go at that. But on talking with teachers and some of my friends about what was ..."

2. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann von Helmholtz (1895)
"In the above examples the pendulum could be set into sympathetic vibration, ... The sympathetic vibration of the string is still better shown by putting ..."

3. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann von Helmholtz (1912)
"In the above examples the pendulum could be set into sympathetic vibration, ... The sympathetic vibration of the string is still better shown by putting ..."

4. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz, Alexander John Ellis (1885)
"III., that the process of sympathetic vibration was observed to differ according as the bodies put into sympathetic vibration were such as when once put in ..."

5. A Manual of Physiology: With Practical Exercises by George Neil Stewart (1918)
"sympathetic vibration.—Take three tuning-forks mounted on resonators. ... Strike one of these; the other is thrown into sympathetic vibration, and continues ..."

6. A Manual of physiology with practical exercises by George Neil Stewart (1910)
"sympathetic vibration.—Take three tuning-forks mounted on resonators. ... Strike one of these; the other is thrown into sympathetic vibration, and continues ..."

7. First Theory Book by Diller, Angela (1921)
"Name the following intervals by ear: -o- -o- -o- EEL -O- . ro: -o -o- CHAPTER NINE Overtones and sympathetic vibration bo Sound is caused by waves of air ..."

8. All the Children of All the People: A Study of the Attempt to Educate Everybody by William Hawley Smith (1912)
"I thought, at first, to just use the term "sympathetic vibration " and let it go at that. But on talking with teachers and some of my friends about what was ..."

9. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann von Helmholtz (1895)
"In the above examples the pendulum could be set into sympathetic vibration, ... The sympathetic vibration of the string is still better shown by putting ..."

10. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann von Helmholtz (1912)
"In the above examples the pendulum could be set into sympathetic vibration, ... The sympathetic vibration of the string is still better shown by putting ..."

11. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz, Alexander John Ellis (1885)
"III., that the process of sympathetic vibration was observed to differ according as the bodies put into sympathetic vibration were such as when once put in ..."

12. A Manual of Physiology: With Practical Exercises by George Neil Stewart (1918)
"sympathetic vibration.—Take three tuning-forks mounted on resonators. ... Strike one of these; the other is thrown into sympathetic vibration, and continues ..."

13. A Manual of physiology with practical exercises by George Neil Stewart (1910)
"sympathetic vibration.—Take three tuning-forks mounted on resonators. ... Strike one of these; the other is thrown into sympathetic vibration, and continues ..."

14. First Theory Book by Diller, Angela (1921)
"Name the following intervals by ear: -o- -o- -o- EEL -O- . ro: -o -o- CHAPTER NINE Overtones and sympathetic vibration bo Sound is caused by waves of air ..."

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