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trembler

[trem-bler] /ˈtrɛm blər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that trembles.
2.
an oscine bird, Cinclocerthia ruficauda, of the Lesser Antilles, related to the thrashers, noted for its habit of trembling violently.
3.
Also, tremblor. Informal. a temblor.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; tremble + -er1
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trembler

/ˈtrɛmblə/
noun
1.
(electrical engineering) a device that vibrates to make or break an electrical circuit
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