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Definition of the noun tremor

What does tremor mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: tremors

  1. an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
  2. a small earthquake
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • synonyms of tremor: earth tremor / microseism
    • more generic words: earthquake / quake / seism / temblor = shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane or from volcanic activity
    • more specific words:
      • aftershock = a tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake
      • foreshock = a tremor preceding an earthquake
  3. shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)

Alternative definition of the noun tremor


  1. A shake, quiver, or vibration.
  2. An earthquake.

Definition of the verb tremor

What does tremor mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: | tremors

  1. shake with seismic vibrations
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonym of tremor: quake
    • more generic words: agitate / shake = move or cause to move back and forth

Alternative definition of the verb tremor


  1. To shake or quiver excessively and rapidly or involuntarily; to tremble.


  1. "Tremor" a.k.a. "Adhurs" is a 2010 Telugu-language film, directed by V.V. Vinayak. The film stars NTR Jr. in a dual-role, and Nayantara and Sheela as female leads. Music is scored by Devi Sri Prasad. The film was a "Hit" at the box-office and was the third successful hit with V. V. Vinayak and Jr. NTR combo.This ic NTR's second double acting This movie dubbed in Hindi as Judwaa No.1.This movie was dubbed in malayalam as "Kavacham". Adhurs was released in 1300 Screens all over the world.It ran for 50 Days in 128 Centres and 100 Days for 22 Centres.Adhurs collected a total run Share of 27.70 crore.
  2. "Tremor" is a 2013 short drama film written by Diego Hoefel and directed by Ricardo Alves Jr.


  1. "Tremor" is a book by Winston Graham.
    • genres: Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
    • subject: Morocco
  2. "Tremor" is a book by Craig Dirgo.
    • subject: Terrorism
  3. "Tremor" is a book by Giuliana Grimaldi.
    • also known as "Tremor from pathogenesis to treatment"


"Tremor" is a video game.

  • genres: Adventure game, Action game


Tremor is a fictional character from the comic book series, Spawn. He is a former Mafia enforcer and associate of Antonio "Tony Twist" Twistelli, the Don of New York, and is now a vigilante seeking revenge on The Family.


  1. Tremor is a song by Greek-Belgian electronic DJ duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Dutch DJ and producer Martin Garrix. It was released as a digital download on June 20, 2014 in the United Kingdom. The song has charted in Belgium, France and the Netherlands. The song has debuted at number 30 on the UK Singles Chart. The song was written by Dimitri Thivaios, Michael Thivaios and Martin Garrix. An older version of the track was played on the Monday Mixtape for Kiss FM by Martin Garrix in December 2013.
  2. "Tremor" is a musical album of Vidna Obmana.
    • released in (14 years ago)


Who is Tremor?

Tremor a.k.a. Halim is a bassist.


  1. Tremor a.k.a. :tremor is a musical group.
    • albums: "Зло/Evil", "С днём рождения, милая!", "IV Way Split"
  2. Tremor is a Norwegian black metal band from Mosjøen. The debut album This is Primitive Hate - eller Nihilisme som Virkemiddel was released by INRI Unlimited 2006. Members of the band then were S.O. Tremor, drums, guitar and vocals, and Hans AG3, bass. Myrholt is also the singer of Enslavement of Beauty and Amaroc. During 2008 Tremor will release two EP, Lipsynced with Satan and The Poe Sessions, and another full length album, Le Matinée de Enfer - or home is where the flames are highest. In January 2008 Chris Rudi Lind on guitar and vocals, joined the band and from April Borgar Haugen is the new drummer of Tremor.

There are other groups with in their name, like Empty Tremor and The Olivia Tremor Control.


Tremor by the Xiph.Org Foundation is a fixed-point version of the Vorbis decoder for those platforms without floating point operations.

Phrases with Tremor

  1. earth tremor
  2. Harmonic tremor
  3. essential tremor

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tremor

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Google previewMovement Disorders Curricula (2017)

by Cristian Falup-Pecurariu, Joaquim Ferreira, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Kallol Ray Chaudhuri

Physiologic tremor is a highfrequency, low-amplitude postural tremor that can be elicited in most of us in the context of stress,

Google previewSwanson's Family Medicine Review (2012)

by Alfred F. Tallia, Joseph E. Scherger, Nancy Dickey

Benign essential tremor is the major differential diagnostic possibility in considering tremor. Benign...

Google previewTextbook of Movement Disorders (2014)

by Ashok Kumar

Orthostatic Tremors Definition and characteristics Orthostatic tremor is a unique tremor syndrome characterized by...

Google previewMovement Disorders in Childhood (2015)

by Harvey S. Singer, Jonathan Mink, Donald L. Gilbert, Joseph Jankovic

Dystonic tremor is an irregular tremor in the presence of underlying dystonia.14 The tremor is most prominent when the...

Google previewLocalization in Clinical Neurology (2012)

by Paul W. Brazis, Joseph C. Masdeu, José Biller

Orthostatic tremor is a condition described as high-frequency tremors predominantly in the legs and trunk, which are present not...

Google previewA Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation (2014)

[previously entitled Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual] by Timothy L. Kauffman, Ronald W. Scott, John O. Barr, Michael L. Moran

Psychogenic tremor is a psychiatric condition that appears as involuntary movement, differing in characteristics and consistency...

Google previewMechanisms and Emerging Therapies in Tremor Disorders (2012)

by Giuliana Grimaldi, Mario Manto

Classic essential tremor is the most common movement disorder.

Google previewMacleod's Clinical Examination E-Book (2013)

by Graham Douglas, Fiona Nicol, Colin Robertson

Tremor is an oscillatory movement about a joint or a group of joints resulting from alternating contraction and relaxation of muscles.

Physiological tremor is a fine (low-amplitude), fast (high-frequency) postural tremor seen with anxiety.

Essential tremor is the most common pathological cause of an action tremor, typically affecting the upper limbs and head, with postural and action components.

Google previewNetter's Neurology (2011)

by H. Royden Jones, Jr. Jr., Jayashri Srinivasan, Gregory J. Allam, Richard A. Baker

An action/postural tremor is a prominent feature of the alcohol withdrawal syndrome; after recovery from...

tasks or postures; primary writing tremor is the most common, but similar task-specific tremors have been described in typists, musicians,

The most common drug- induced tremor is an enhanced physiologic tremor related to sympathomimetics or antidepressants ...

Google previewHyperkinetic Movement Disorders (2012)

Differential Diagnosis and Treatment by Alberto Albanese, Joseph Jankovic

Physiological tremor refers to the invisible mechanical vibration of a body parts present in every normal subject.

The typical parkinsonian tremor is a rest tremor.

Google previewParkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders (2007)

by Joseph Jankovic, Eduardo Tolosa

Tremor is the most frequent type among all abnormal movements in psychogenic disorders.

Tremor is a feature of many central nervous system disorders.

Essential tremor is an action tremor that affects predominantly the hands and also may involve the head and other body parts, at a frequency that is usually 5–8 Hz ...

Google previewEmergency Neurology (1999)

Principles and Practice by Sid M. Shah, Kevin M. Kelly

Orthostatic tremor is a rare but frequently misdi- agnosed condition. It occurs...

Cerebellar tremor is a common consequence of injury to the cerebellum or its outflow pathways.

Psychogenic tremor is the typical hysterical movement disorder.

Google previewParkinson's Disease (2007)

Diagnosis & Clinical Management : Second Edition by Dr. Stewart A. Factor, DO, Dr. William Weiner, MD

Typically, the tremor is a 3- to 5-Hz rhythmic “pill-rolling” movement of the thumb and index finger while the hand is at rest. There may be abduction and adduction of the thumb or flexion and extension of the wrist or of the metacarpophalangeal ...

Google previewMechanisms of Clinical Signs (2012)

by Mark Dennis, William Talbot Bowen, Lucy Cho

Intention tremor DESCRIPTION Intention tremor is a slow (2- to 4-Hz) tremor during voluntary movement that develops as...

Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration MECHANISM/S Intention tremor is an ipsilateral hemispheric cerebellar sign.

Google previewA Practical Approach to Movement Disorders (2007)

Diagnosis and Medical and Surgical Management by Michael S. Okun, MD, Ramon L. Rodriguez, MD, Frank M. Skidmore, MD

Cerebellar tremor is a slow-frequency tremor, between 3 and 5 Hz. It occurs during the execution of a goal-directed movement (intentional). □ The amplitude frequently increases with the movement (usually by approaching the intended target) ...

Google previewNeurological Disorders (2003)

Course and Treatment by Thomas Brandt

Action tremor is any tremor that is produced by voluntary muscle contraction and includes postural, kinetic, intention,

Google previewThe Acupuncturist's Guide to Conventional Medicine, Second Edition (2017)

by Clare Stephenson

tremor Benign (essential) tremor is a condition in which there is a fine tremor of the limbs, often including the...

Google previewExoskeletons in Rehabilitation Robotics (2011)

Tremor Suppression by Eduardo Rocon, José L. Pons

Tremor is a disabling consequence of a number of neurological disorders. Tremor, the most common of all involuntary movements, can affect various body parts such as the hands, head, facial structures, tongue, trunk, and legs. Most tremors ...

Google previewStep-up to Medicine (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Essential tremor is a slowly progressive neurological disorder of which the most recognizable feature is a tremor of the...

A Tremor is an involuntary, somewhat rhythmic, muscle movement involving toandfro movements (oscillations) of one or ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1902)

by Chalmers Watson

posure to a rapid fall of temperature is liable to set up momentarily a form of tremor especially affecting the muscles of the head and trunk, of which the most common type is known by the name of " teeth-chattering." Pathological. — (A) Many ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

tremor Involuntary ...

Google previewDictionary of Biological Psychology (2003)

by Philip Winn

(from Latin, tremor: tremor) This involves the involuntary, rhythmic movements of a single muscle or groups of MUSCLES. They are more severe and longer- lasting than TICS and are commonly associated with damage to parts of the MOTOR ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Genetics and Disease [2 volumes] (2013)

by Evelyn B. Kelly Ph.D.

benign essential tremor (the benign has been dropped because some of ...

Google previewINS Dictionary of Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurosciences (2015)

by David Loring

Action tremor A rhythmic tremor that occurs during any type of movement of the affected body part and that is often worse at the end of motor activity. Action tremor occurs with fine movements such as writing or lifting a cup for drinking.

Google previewEncyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine (2016)

by Cruz-Cunha, Maria Manuela

tremor at rest, and gait disturbance (Lewis, Dirksen, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Psychopharmacology (2010)

by Ian Stolerman

Tremor (all causes) Yes Acebutalola Hypertension, angina, and arrhythmias As for propranolol but rarely used Yes Celiprolol Hypertension No Esmolol Supraventricular arrhythmias No Nebivolol Hypertension No Nadolol Hypertension, ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

The physiological tremor is a feature of the normal mechanism for maintaining posture. It may be more apparent in states of fatigue or anxiety or when the thyroid gland is overactive. Essential tremor is slower and particularly affects the hands ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology (2017)

by Amy Wenzel

Tremor is a rhythmic oscillation of a body part often involving the hands, head, voice, or trunk. Tremor is classified whether it is present at rest (Parkinson's disease), with posture (holding a newspaper), or with action (writing, eating, reaching ...

Google previewBantam Medical Dictionary, Fifth Edition (2009)

by Laurence Urdang

tremor n. a rhythmical alternating movement ...

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The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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