tremor - Definition in the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “tremor”

See all translations

tremor

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtrem.ər/ US  //
a slight shaking movement in a person's body, especially because of nervousness or excitement
(尤指因緊張或興奮)顫抖,發抖
The disease mostly affects people over 50, causing paralysis and uncontrollable tremors.
這種病主要發生在年過50的人身上,能引起癱瘓和難以自製的顫抖。
There was a slight tremor in her voice.
她的聲音微微發顫。
figurative A tremor of excitement went through the audience as he came on stage.
他走上舞臺時,觀眾興奮得出現了一陣騷動。
Making short, sudden movements
a slight earthquake
輕微地震,小地震
The tremor was centered just south of San Francisco and was felt as far as 200 miles away.
這次小震震央就在三藩市南部,200英里以外的地方都有震感。
Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions
(Definition of tremor from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “tremor” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

decider

a final game or competition that allows one person or team to win, or the winning point scored

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More