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shake

1. an instance of shaking dice before casting
2. Music another word for trill
3. a dance, popular in the 1960s, in which the body is shaken convulsively in time to the beat
4. an informal name for earthquake

Shake

 

a modern ballroom dance of British origin. Improvised, with characteristic movements of the shoulders and body, the dance is in 4/4 time, with a tempo ranging from moderate to moderately fast.

shake

[shāk]
(materials)
Separation between adjoining layers of wood, due to causes other than drying.
A thick hand-cut shingle.

shake

A thick wood shingle, usually formed either by hand-splitting a short log into tapered radial sections or by sawing; usually attached in overlapping rows on wood sheathing, 1 as a covering for a roof or wall.
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The act of shaking hands at the start of a conversation has already been shown to create better cooperation and trust between humans.
Those shaking hands with Mr Darling are understood to have been rebuked by other mosque visitors, who shouted that he has "blood on his hands".
Across many cultures, shaking hands at the beginning and end of a negotiating session conveys a willingness to cooperate and reach a deal that considers the interests of the parties at the table," Gino writes on the Harvard Business Review.
The hosts left the stadium without even shaking hands with the Services players, who waited for close to half an hour on the field.
It is funny but shaking hands is one of the biggest ways to spread virus.
It is funny, but shaking hands is one of the biggest thing to spread virus," he added.
Arsene Wenger has banned his players from shaking hands until further notice.
The players must make sure they show respect to the victims of Hillsborough by shaking hands.
Indeed, the whole handshake charade is a meaningless gesture which reminds me of that silly episode in the communion service when we are all supposed to rush among the pews shaking hands with complete strangers, smiling and saying 'peace be with you'.
Others have suggested that shaking hands between sexes is permissible when outside Yemen, but inside the country, the cultural rules should be respected.
knew who he was shaking hands with, a frequent problem at multi-lingual receptions where the introduction is often translated for the second person after the handshake is completed But Iran didn't deal with that nuance; it simply denied there had been any handshake at all and charged that the news story was a plot to try to make it appear Iran was recognizing Israel.
Summary: Carlo Ancelotti is a firm believer in the practice of shaking hands with opposing managers and will do so after the game with Mark Hughes.