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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shiv·er /ˈʃɪvɚ/
 (vi.)顫抖,哆嗦,被打碎(vt.)使迎風飄動,粉碎戰慄,碎塊

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 shiv·er /ˈʃɪvɚ/ 不及物動詞
 戰慄,寒戰,粉碎,打碎,敲碎,碎塊,碎片

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shiv·er n.
 1. One of the small pieces, or splinters, into which a brittle thing is broken by sudden violence; -- generally used in the plural. “All to shivers dashed.”
 2. A thin slice; a shive. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] “A shiver of their own loaf.”
    Of your soft bread, not but a shiver.   --Chaucer.
 3. Geol. A variety of blue slate.
 4. Naut. A sheave or small wheel in a pulley.
 5. A small wedge, as for fastening the bolt of a window shutter.
 6. A spindle. [Obs.  or Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shiv·er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shivered p. pr. & vb. n. Shivering.]  To break into many small pieces, or splinters; to shatter; to dash to pieces by a blow; as, to shiver a glass goblet.
 All the ground
 With shivered armor strown.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shiv·er, v. i. To separate suddenly into many small pieces or parts; to be shattered.
    There shiver shafts upon shields thick.   --Chaucer
    The natural world, should gravity once cease, . . . would instantly shiver into millions of atoms.   --Woodward.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shiv·er, v. i.  To tremble; to vibrate; to quiver; to shake, as from cold or fear.
 Prometheus is laid
 On icy Caucasus to shiver.   --Swift.
 The man that shivered on the brink of sin,
 Thus steeled and hardened, ventures boldly in.   --Creech.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shiv·er, v. t. Naut. To cause to shake or tremble, as a sail, by steering close to the wind.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shiv·er, n. The act of shivering or trembling.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 shiver
      n 1: reflex shaking caused by cold or fear or excitement [syn: tremble,
            shake]
      2: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of
         surprise shot through him" [syn: frisson, chill, quiver,
          shudder, thrill, tingle]
      v 1: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement [syn: shudder,
            throb, thrill]
      2: shake, as from cold; "The children are shivering--turn on
         the heat!" [syn: shudder]