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  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 trem·blor. Informal. a temblor.
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Origin of trembler

First recorded in 1545–55; tremble + -er1
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  1. electrical engineering a device that vibrates to make or break an electrical circuit
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