shaking

Definitions of shaking
  1. noun
    the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
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    types:
    jiggle, joggle
    a slight irregular shaking motion
    type of:
    agitation
    the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)
  2. noun
    a shaky motion
    synonyms: palpitation, quiver, quivering, shakiness, trembling, vibration
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    types:
    tremolo
    (music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones
    tremor
    shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)
    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
    type of:
    motion
    a state of change
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