AskDefine | Define shaking

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shaking adj : vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more"; "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking knees"; "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier"; "trembling hands" [syn: quaking, quivering, shaky, shivering, trembling]


1 the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
2 a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe" [syn: shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitation]

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  1. present participle of shake

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See also

shaking in German: Shake
shaking in Dutch: Shake
shaking in Japanese: シェイク (曖昧さ回避)

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