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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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In some cases, your shakiness may not be a sign of ET or PD, but rather a different type of tremor or an underlying factor that your doctor must rule out, such as:
Low sugars usually manifest in the form of lack of concentration, shakiness, excess hunger, palpitations and even change in conscious level.
However, avoiding carbs isn't the answer, since doing so may cause a dangerous drop in blood glucose (hypoglycemia) and produce symptoms that include shakiness, sweating and/or chills, confusion, rapid heartbeat, lightheaded ness or dizziness, fainting, nausea, and blurred vision.
Mosk's piece has all sorts of red flags that should alert us to the shakiness of the Warren Commission's main conclusion: Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone, assassinated the president.
Its "Cinema" feature removes shakiness when you're not able to hold the camera steady.
There's a shakiness now about the high notes, but she still belts out a ballad and big hits, like Jimmy Mack, had spirited backing from the crowd.
"A child should stop fasting if they show signs of dehydration -- dry mouth, headache, and dizziness; fatigue, which is characterised by weakness and tiredness; and/or hypoglycaemia [low blood sugar] through symptoms like sudden moodiness or behaviour changes, irritability and shakiness," said Dr Shurrad.
Negative side effects include agitation, shakiness, irritability, insomnia, headache, and anxiety.
For decades, experts have been warning us about the shakiness of our three-legged economic stool of retirement, tourism and real estate.
All he lacks is a talk-sung number to round out his character and, perhaps, firm up some of the show's current thematic shakiness.
If the dose is excessive, it may result in symptoms associated with hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid), including insomnia, weight loss, shakiness, overheating, chest pain and palpitations.