Pronunciation: (trem'ur, trē'mur), [key]
1. involuntary shaking of the body or limbs, as from disease, fear, weakness, or excitement; a fit of trembling.
2. any tremulous or vibratory movement; vibration: tremors following an earthquake.
3. a trembling or quivering effect, as of light.
4. a quavering sound, as of the voice.
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