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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quake  \Quake\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Quaked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Quaking}.]  [AS.  cwacian  cf  G.  quackeln  Cf  {Quagmire}.] 
  1.  To  be  agitated  with  quick,  short  motions  continually 
  repeated;  to  shake  with  fear,  cold,  etc.;  to  shudder;  to 
  tremble.  ``Quaking  for  dread.''  --Chaucer. 
  She  stood  quaking  like  the  partridge  on  which  the 
  hawk  is  ready  to  seize.  --Sir  P. 
  2.  To  shake,  vibrate,  or  quiver,  either  from  not  being  solid, 
  as  soft,  wet  land,  or  from  violent  convulsion  of  any  kind 
  as  the  earth  quakes;  the  mountains  quake.  ``  Over  quaking 
  bogs.''  --Macaulay. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quake  \Quake\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  AS  cweccan  to  move  shake.  See 
  {Quake},  v.  t.] 
  To  cause  to  quake.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quake  \Quake\,  n. 
  A  tremulous  agitation;  a  quick  vibratory  movement;  a  shudder; 
  a  quivering. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  shaking  and  vibration  at  the  surface  of  the  earth  resulting 
  from  underground  movement  along  a  fault  plane  of  from 
  volcanic  activity  [syn:  {earthquake},  {temblor},  {seism}] 
  v  1:  shake  with  fast  tremulous  movements"  [syn:  {quiver}] 
  2:  shake  with  seismic  vibrations,  as  of  planets;  "The  earth  was 
  quaking"  [syn:  {tremor}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  A  string-oriented  language  designed  to  support  the 
  construction  of  {Modula-3}  programs  from  {module}s,  interfaces 
  and  libraries.  Written  by  Stephen  Harrison  of  DEC  SRC,  1993. 

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