tremor


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trem·or

 (trĕm′ər)
n.
1. A shaking or vibrating movement, as of the earth.
2. An involuntary trembling or quivering, as of the hands.
3. A state or feeling of nervousness, worry, or excitement: The news sent tremors through the stock market.
4. A tremulous sound; a quaver: a tremor in her voice.

[Middle English, terror, from Old French, from Latin, a trembling, from tremere, to tremble.]

tremor

(ˈtrɛmə)
n
1. an involuntary shudder or vibration, as from illness, fear, shock, etc
2. any trembling or quivering movement
3. a vibrating or trembling effect, as of sound or light
4. (Physical Geography) Also called: earth tremor a minor earthquake
vb
(intr) to tremble
[C14: from Latin: a shaking, from tremere to tremble, quake]
ˈtremorless adj
ˈtremorous adj

trem•or

(ˈtrɛm ər, ˈtri mər)

n.
1. involuntary shaking of the body or limbs, as from disease, fear, or excitement; shudder; shiver.
2. any tremulous or vibratory movement; vibration: tremors following an earthquake.
3. a trembling or quivering effect, as of light.
4. a quavering sound, as of the voice.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin: a trembling =trem(ere) to tremble + -or -or1]
trem′or•ous, adj.

trem·or

(trĕm′ər)
A shaking or vibrating movement, as from a small earthquake.

tremor


Past participle: tremored
Gerund: tremoring

Imperative
tremor
tremor
Present
I tremor
you tremor
he/she/it tremors
we tremor
you tremor
they tremor
Preterite
I tremored
you tremored
he/she/it tremored
we tremored
you tremored
they tremored
Present Continuous
I am tremoring
you are tremoring
he/she/it is tremoring
we are tremoring
you are tremoring
they are tremoring
Present Perfect
I have tremored
you have tremored
he/she/it has tremored
we have tremored
you have tremored
they have tremored
Past Continuous
I was tremoring
you were tremoring
he/she/it was tremoring
we were tremoring
you were tremoring
they were tremoring
Past Perfect
I had tremored
you had tremored
he/she/it had tremored
we had tremored
you had tremored
they had tremored
Future
I will tremor
you will tremor
he/she/it will tremor
we will tremor
you will tremor
they will tremor
Future Perfect
I will have tremored
you will have tremored
he/she/it will have tremored
we will have tremored
you will have tremored
they will have tremored
Future Continuous
I will be tremoring
you will be tremoring
he/she/it will be tremoring
we will be tremoring
you will be tremoring
they will be tremoring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tremoring
you have been tremoring
he/she/it has been tremoring
we have been tremoring
you have been tremoring
they have been tremoring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tremoring
you will have been tremoring
he/she/it will have been tremoring
we will have been tremoring
you will have been tremoring
they will have been tremoring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tremoring
you had been tremoring
he/she/it had been tremoring
we had been tremoring
you had been tremoring
they had been tremoring
Conditional
I would tremor
you would tremor
he/she/it would tremor
we would tremor
you would tremor
they would tremor
Past Conditional
I would have tremored
you would have tremored
he/she/it would have tremored
we would have tremored
you would have tremored
they would have tremored
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tremor - an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)tremor - an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
vibration, quivering, quiver - the act of vibrating
2.tremor - a small earthquaketremor - a small earthquake      
earthquake, quake, seism, temblor - shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
aftershock - a tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake
foreshock - a tremor preceding an earthquake
3.tremor - shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)tremor - shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)
quivering, shakiness, trembling, vibration, shaking, palpitation, quiver - a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
essential tremor - tremor of unknown cause (usually of the hands and head) that develops in older people; often mistaken for Parkinsonism but is not life-threatening and can usually be kept under control
paralysis agitans, Parkinsonism, Parkinson's, Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's syndrome, shaking palsy - a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
Verb1.tremor - shake with seismic vibrationstremor - shake with seismic vibrations; "The earth was quaking"
shake, agitate - move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"

tremor

noun
2. earthquake, shock, quake (informal), tremblor (U.S. informal) The minute-long tremor measured 6.8 on the Richter Scale.

tremor

noun
1. A shaking of the earth:
Informal: shake.
2. A nervous shaking of the body:
Translations
هَزَّه، رَجْفَه
otřestřeszáchvěv
jordrystelserystelse
BebenTremor
gyenge rengéslökésrázkódásremegremegés
skjálfti
tremor
apakšzemes grūdienidrebēttrīcēt
jordskalvskakaskakningskalv
sarsıntıtitremeürperme

tremor

[ˈtreməʳ] N
1. (= earthquake) → temblor m
earth tremortemblor m de tierra
2. (= tremble) → estremecimiento m
he said without a tremordijo sin inmutarse
it sent tremors through the systemsacudió el sistema

tremor

[ˈtrɛmər] n
(also earth tremor) → secousse f sismique
(in body, voice)tremblement m
[fear, excitement] → frisson m

tremor

nZittern nt, → Beben nt; (Med) → Tremor m; (of emotion)Zittern nt, → Zucken nt; (= earth tremor)Beben nt, → Erschütterung f; a tremor of fearein Schaudern nt; without a tremorvöllig ruhig, unbewegt

tremor

[ˈtrɛməʳ] n (of fear, shock) → tremito, tremore m; (of excitement) → fremito (also earth tremor) → scossa di terremoto, scossa sismica
it sent tremors down my spine → mi ha fatto venire i brividi

tremor

(ˈtremə) noun
a shaking or quivering. Earth tremors (= slight earthquakes) were felt in Sicily yesterday.

trem·or

n. temblor, estremecimiento;
alcoholic ______ alcohólico;
coarse ______ lento y acentuado;
continuous ______ continuo;
essential ______ esencial;
fine ______ de variaciones rápidas;
flapping ______ de aleteo;
intention ______ intencional;
intermittent ______ intermitente;
muscular ______ muscular;
physiological ______ fisiológico;
rest ______ de reposo.

tremor

n temblor m; Do you have a tremor?.. ¿Le tiemblan las manos?; essential — temblor esencial
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It was almost too much for her--you could see the pain of too great emotion in her face, and all the tremor of her form.
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The old lady could not hide a tremor in her voice when she said:
But Harriet was in a tremor, and could not touch it; and Emma, never loth to be first, was obliged to examine it herself.
She spoke -- after suppressing a momentary tremor -- with a quiet distinctness of utterance which reached all ears, and which at once confirmed the favorable impression that her appearance had produced.
You'll never think the same of me again," said Godfrey, after a little while, with some tremor in his voice.