shivering

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun an affliction of the nervous system with involuntary muscular contractions, usually of the hind legs. It is a progressive condition found in horses.

Construction

  • The splintering that critical compressive stresses can precipitate in fired glazes or other ceramic coatings. See also peeling.

Medical

  • noun the condition of trembling or shaking all over the body because of cold or a fever, caused by the involuntary rapid contraction and relaxation of the muscles
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