Definition of 'tremor'
Example sentences containing 'tremor'
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The intervention is likely to send tremors through boardrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She noticed a slight tremor in his hand. Christianity Today (2000)They feel the tremors of the earthquake sooner than anyone else. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The first tremor of the ageing process is enough to throw them completely off their games. For Love or Money (2006)It has been blamed for causing small tremors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The earth tremors in themselves are not large enough to cause injury or damage buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He said a strong tremor woke him and they fled on his motorbike. Times, Sunday Times (2010)London had experienced a minor tremor only five years previously. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Because we all have a slight tremor. The Sun (2012)Many people were injured after returning to their homes after the first tremor to search for survivors. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Critics argue the process may cause earth tremors and want investment in green energy. The Sun (2013)It turned out to be a minor tremor. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We have seen already how any doubts about Chinese growth can send tremors around the globe. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I had a slight tremor of doubt as we arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We are feeling small tremors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Many smaller tremors had rattled the area in the months before the quake, which destroyed much of the historic centre of the city. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The first symptoms are often stiffness, slow movement and tremors, and sometimes a shuffling walk. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Symptoms of the disease include tremors, slow movement and stiff muscles - and it is currently incurable. The Sun (2016)THE credit crunch has gone from a financial crisis to one sending tremors through the'real' economy. The Sun (2008)It is similar to a heart pacemaker, sending tiny electrical currents, which in some patients reduces physical tremor and restores control of the limbs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The initial tremor was the strongest to have struck the area in 14 years and strong aftershocks were felt in the hours after the 4.30pm quake. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Used Occasionally. tremor is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'tremor'
British English: tremor NOUN
A tremor is a small earthquake.
The earthquake sent tremors through the region.
Definition of tremor from the Collins English Dictionary
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