Etymology
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vibrator (n.)

1862, "that which vibrates," originally a part in a musical instrument, agent noun in Latin form from vibrate (v.). Attested from 1888 in reference to various appliances; specific sense of "small electrical device for sexual stimulation" is recorded from 1953.

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Definitions of vibrator

vibrator (n.)
a mechanical device that vibrates;
a reed is the vibrator that produces the sound
vibrator (n.)
mechanical device that produces vibratory motion; used for massage;
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