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jitter definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: small rapid variations in a waveform resulting from fluctuations in the voltage supply or mechanical vibrations or other sources
2: a small irregular movement

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1929 1. plural a sense of panic or extreme nervousness <had a bad case of the jitters before his performance> 2. the state of mind or the movement of one that jitters 3. irregular random movement (as of a pointer or an image on a television screen); also vibratory motion II. intransitive verb Date: 1931 1. to be nervous or act in a nervous way 2. to make continuous fast repetitive movements

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. colloq. --n. (the jitters) extreme nervousness. --v.intr. be nervous; act nervously. Derivatives: jittery adj. jitteriness n. Etymology: 20th c.: orig. unkn.



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