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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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Kids can join one of four Disney teams: Frozen, Monsters, Toy Story or Big Hero 6 and help them win by doing as many Shake Ups as they can every day.
uk/10-minute-shake-up for a free Disney-inspired pack, including team wristband with timer, activity cards, a wild card for children to invent their own shake ups.
The 10 Minute Shake Ups programme focuses on fun activities all children can do and is being supported by a number of Team GB athletes, including Olympic swimmer Keri-anne Payne, who have lent their voices to the campaign to encourage more children to take part and illustrate the benefits of physical activity.
Miami, FL, December 05, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Caren H., New Jersey resident and inventor, recently contracted invention assistance leader NewProductHelp.com to represent her Shake Ups invention for the next 2 years.
From the National Labor Relation Board's decision to allow student athletes to unionize at Northwestern University to allegations of wage fixing at some of the largest technology companies in the world, labor and employment law has seen no shortage of shake ups. Here we bring you voices from legal professionals with boots on the ground, to get their take on up-and-coming issues that are likely to impact the law of the workplace going forward.