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Definition of the noun quake

What does quake mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: quakes

  1. shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane or from volcanic activity

Alternative definition of the noun quake

noun

  1. A trembling or shaking.
  2. An earthquake, a trembling of the ground with force.

Definition of the verb quake

What does quake mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: quaked | quaking | quakes

  1. shake with fast, tremulous movements
  2. shake with seismic vibrations

Alternative definition of the verb quake

verb

  1. To tremble or shake.
  2. To tremble or shake with fear.

Game

"Quake" is a first-person shooter video game, developed and published by id Software in 1996. It is the first game in the popular Quake series. In the game, players must find their way through various maze-like, medieval environments while battling a variety of monsters using a wide array of weapons.

  • also known as Quake 64, Quake Mobile
  • mode: Single-player video game, Multiplayer video game
  • designers: John Carmack, Sandy Petersen, American McGee, John Romero, Tim Willits
  • developers: id Software, Midway Games, Lobotomy Software
  • genres: First-person Shooter, Multiplayer online battle arena
  • publishers: Sega, Midway Games, MacSoft Games, Activision, GT Interactive Software, Valve Corporation, Virgin Interactive, id Software, Macmillan Publishers
  • released on (18 years ago)
  • some of the awards:
      • Satellite Award for Best Interactive Product / CD-ROM Game nomination for id Software
      • Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Video Gaming Technology and Applications (User Generated Content – Game Modification), received by id Software

Film

"Quake", also known as Aftershock and The Stalker, is a USA Suspense thriller TV movie, released on June 23, 1992. The film starred Steve Railsback and Erika Anderson. The film was directed by Louis Morneau.

Writings

"Quake" a.k.a. "Quake!" is a book by Joe Cottonwood.

Characters

  1. Quake is the name of several fictional characters from the Transformers series.
  2. Quake is a fictional film character.
  3. Quake is a fictional character from the 2007 film How She Move.

Music

  1. "Quake" is a 2003 album by cellist Erik Friedlander which was released on the Cryptogramophone label featuring the quartet that previously appeared on Topaz .
  2. "Quake" is a musical album of Trent Reznor & Nine Inch Nails, video game soundtrack.
    • also known as Quake I
    • released on (18 years ago)
  3. "Quake" is a composition.
  4. "Quake" is a musical album of Chris Cutler & Thomas Dimuzio.
    • released in (16 years ago)
  5. "Quake" is a musical single of Plastique.
    • released in
  6. "Quake" is a musical album of Den Fule.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  7. "Quake" is a composition.

Person

Who is Quake?

Quake is a film director, screenwriter, film producer and film editor.

Group

Quake is a musical group, record producers.

Business

  1. Quake a.k.a. EXIT TUNES is a record label.
  2. Quake is a venture funded company.

Miscellanea

  1. Quake is a series of first-person shooter video games, starting with the game of the same name.
    • also known as 雷神之锤系列
  2. Quake: A quake is the result when the substance of a planet, moon or star begins to shake, usually as the consequence of a sudden release of energy transmitted as seismic waves, and potentially with great violence.
    • also known as 天體震動
  3. Quake is a software.
  4. Quake is a fictional setting.

Phrases with Quake

  1. Quake Lake
  2. Quake in One's Boots

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Quake

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Google previewGeoinformatics, Cyberinfrastructure for the Solid Earth Sciences (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Quake: A quake is the result when the ...

Google previewDiscover Earthquakes (2005)

by Barbara Brannon

Quake means move. Earthquake means land moves. ;;;; Words to Know Eurasian Plate .... . ,. . What.

Google previewThe Colorado Engineer (1922)

The confusing thing about a 'quake is that one cannot be sure whether the tremor amplitude will increase or decrease. The ultimate severity depends upon which condition ensues. As for business opportunities, it is useless to go there unless ...

Google previewA Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church (1894)

Second Series

B Referring to the earthquake at the giving of the_L:iw on Mt. Sinai (Heb. xiii.), and to the rnphesy of Hug a: (n. 6), With reference to the Incarnation. The third great quake is that of the end of the world (Heb. xi. :6). ly the doctrine of the Deity ...

Google previewFinnish-English dictionary (1916)

by Karl Vilhelm Arminen, Eetu Aaltio

shake, quake, jolt, tremble, -stys s. shaking, concussion, trembling, quake. -sytan tr. shake, jolt. jarjelll|nen a. reasonable, rational, sensible. -syys s. reasonableness, rationality. jarjes|telen tr. order, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

* QUAKE. n. s. [from the verb.] A shudder; a tremulous agitation. — The earth may sometimes shake, For winds shut up will cause a quake.

Google previewThe Complete English–Maori Dictionary (2012)

by Bruce Biggs

quake, ofground katote, ngaere, ngapu. quake, ofperson tuuhauwiri, wiri. quaking wheoi. quantity ...

Google previewMiddle English Dictionary (1990)

by Mary Jane Williams

ful sturenli ben sal bai quake bat alle be erb hit sal to shake. (a1420 ) ...

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

by Walter William Skeat

Quagmire ; see Quake. Quail (1), to cower. (E.) M. E. quelen, to die. A. S. eweian (pt. t. aval) ...

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Usage statistics about quake

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun quake:

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Quotes about Quake

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Scrabble value of Q10U1A1K5E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of QUAKE

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  • QUEAK

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