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tremor

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtrem.ər/ US  //
a slight shaking movement in a person's body, especially because of nervousness or excitement
(尤指因紧张或兴奋)颤抖,发抖
The disease mostly affects people over 50, causing paralysis and uncontrollable tremors.
这种病主要发生在年过50的人身上,能引起瘫痪和难以自制的颤抖。
There was a slight tremor in her voice.
她的声音微微发颤。
figurative A tremor of excitement went through the audience as he came on stage.
他走上舞台时,观众兴奋得出现了一阵骚动。
Making short, sudden movements
a slight earthquake
轻微地震,小地震
The tremor was centered just south of San Francisco and was felt as far as 200 miles away.
这次小震的震中就在旧金山南部,200英里以外的地方都有震感。
Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions
(Definition of tremor from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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