Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » T » Tree Lupine ... Trend Line

TREMOR

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does tremor mean? 

TREMOR (noun)
  The noun TREMOR has 3 senses:

1. an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
2. a small earthquake
3. shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)

  Familiarity information: TREMOR used as a noun is uncommon.


TREMOR (verb)
  The verb TREMOR has 1 sense:

1. shake with seismic vibrations

  Familiarity information: TREMOR used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TREMOR (noun)


Sense 1tremor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

tremor; shudder

Hypernyms ("tremor" is a kind of...):

quiver; quivering; vibration (the act of vibrating)


Sense 2tremor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A small earthquake

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

earth tremor; microseism; tremor

Hypernyms ("tremor" is a kind of...):

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)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "tremor"):

aftershock (a tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake)

foreshock (a tremor preceding an earthquake)


Sense 3tremor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("tremor" is a kind of...):

palpitation; quiver; quivering; shakiness; shaking; trembling; vibration (a shaky motion)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "tremor"):

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)

Holonyms ("tremor" is a part of...):

paralysis agitans; Parkinson's; Parkinson's disease; Parkinson's syndrome; Parkinsonism; shaking palsy (a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination)


TREMOR (verb)


Sense 1tremor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Shake with seismic vibrations

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

tremor; quake

Context example:

The earth was quaking

Hypernyms (to "tremor" is one way to...):

agitate; shake (move or cause to move back and forth)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"East or West, home is best." (English proverb)

"A mad man drops a rock into water well, so that thousand wise men can not take it out." (Azerbaijani proverb)

"Among the blind, the one-eyed man is king." (Arabic proverb)

"The vine says to the vintager: "Make me poor, and I will make you rich."" (Corsican proverb)

 TREMOR: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.1297 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: