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temblor

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temblor(
tehm
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blohr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (quivering)
a. shaking
El temblor de la viga del rascacielos los puso nerviosos a todos los obreros.The construction workers were all made nervous by the shaking of the beam in the skyscraper.
b. trembling
Un síntoma de la enfermedad es un temblor incontrolable de los miembros.One symptom of the disease is an uncontrollable trembling of the limbs.
c. shivering
Debes ver a un doctor porque el temblor puede ser un síntoma de algo mucho más grave que un resfriado.You should go to a doctor because shivering can be a symptom of something much more serious than a cold.
2. (natural disaster)
a. earthquake
Casi toda mi propiedad fue dañada en el temblor más reciente.Almost all of my property was damaged in the most recent earthquake.
b. tremor
Mi madre no puede vivir más en California, porque cada pequeño temblor le da un susto de muerte.My mother cannot live in California anymore because every small tremor scares her to death.
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temblor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. shaking, trembling
temblor de tierraearth tremor
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temblor
1 [de miedo] trembling; shaking; [de frío, fiebre] shivering
uno de los síntomas es un ligero temblor en las manos one of the symptoms is a slight trembling o shaking of the hands; cuando la vio le dio un temblor he trembled when he saw her; le entró un temblor violento he began to shake violently; los temblores son síntomas de fiebre shivering is a symptom of fever
2 (also temblor de tierra) earthquake; (earth) tremor
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