Quaver vs Tremble - What's the difference?

quaver | tremble |


As nouns the difference between quaver and tremble

is that quaver is a trembling shake while tremble is a shake, quiver, or vibration.

As verbs the difference between quaver and tremble

is that quaver is to shake in a trembling manner while tremble is to shake, quiver, or vibrate.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

quaver

English

(wikipedia quaver)

Noun

(en noun)
  • a trembling shake.
  • a trembling of the voice, as in speaking or singing.
  • (music) an eighth note, drawn as a crotchet (quarter note) with a tail.
  • See also

    * breve * crotchet * longa * minim * semibreve

    Verb

  • to shake in a trembling manner.
  • to use the voice in a trembling manner, as in speaking or singing.
  • To utter quaveringly.
  • * Addison
  • We shall hear her quavering them to some sprightly airs of the opera.

    tremble

    English

    Verb

  • To shake, quiver, or vibrate.
  • *
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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A shake, quiver, or vibration.