Definition of Shaking

1. Noun. The act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements.

Generic synonyms: Agitation
Specialized synonyms: Jiggle, Joggle
Derivative terms: Shake



2. Noun. A shaky motion. "The shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
Exact synonyms: Palpitation, Quiver, Quivering, Shakiness, Trembling, Vibration
Generic synonyms: Motion
Specialized synonyms: Tremolo, Tremor
Derivative terms: Palpitate, Quiver, Quiver, Shaky, Shaky, Shake, Tremble, Vibrate, Vibrational

Definition of Shaking

1. Verb. (present participle of shake) ¹

2. Noun. A movement that shakes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shaking

1. shake [v] - See also: shake

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shaking

shakeratos
shakeress
shakes
shakes one's head
shakes out
shaketh
shakeup
shakeups
shakey
shakhovite
shakier
shakiest
shakily
shakiness
shakinesses
shaking (current term)
shaking one's head
shaking out
shaking palsy
shaking up
shakings
shako
shakoes
shakos
shakt
shaku
shakudo
shakudos
shakuhachi
shakuhachis

Literary usage of Shaking

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Call of the Wild by Jack London (1903)
"He intended shaking my hand, but I went back hurriedly before him. "Look at yourself in the mirror," I commanded. "He did so, and at sight of his scarlet ..."

2. The University Geological Survey of Kansas by Erasmus Haworth, Kansas Geological Survey (1904)
"shaking screens, or riddles, are seldom used in the ordinary milling processes. ... In 2, figure 47, is shown a common form of shaking screen. ..."

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