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Definition of vibrato noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

vibrato

 noun
noun
NAmE//vɪˈbrɑt̮oʊ//
 
[uncountable, countable] (pl. vibratos) (music)
 
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a shaking effect in singing or playing a musical instrument, made by rapid, slight changes in pitch (= how high or low a sound is)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: vibrato