|1.||[ noun ] an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)|
|Related terms:||vibration shudder|
|2.||[ noun ] (geology) a small earthquake|
|Related terms:||earthquake foreshock aftershock|
|3.||[ verb ] shake with seismic vibrations, as of planets|
"The earth was quaking"
|Related terms:||shake earthquake|
|4.||[ noun ] shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)|
|Related terms:||shaking essential_tremor paralysis_agitans|
|5.||[ noun ] a shaky motion|
|Synonyms:||trembling shakiness quiver quivering vibration palpitation shaking|
"the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
|Related terms:||motion tremolo tremble quiver tremble|