|1.||[ adjective ] vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze|
|Synonyms:||trembling shaking shivering quaking shaky|
"a quaking bog" "the quaking child" "quivering leaves of a poplar tree" "with shaking knees" "seemed shaky on her feet" "trembling hands"
|2.||[ noun ] a shaky motion|
|Synonyms:||trembling shakiness tremor quiver vibration palpitation shaking|
"the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
|Related terms:||motion tremolo tremor tremble quiver tremble|
|3.||[ noun ] the act of vibrating|
|Related terms:||motion tremor quiver|