flutter

  • 1 Flutter — can refer to: * Flutter on the iPhone * Flutter (electronics and communication), any rapid variation of signal parameters * Aeroelastic flutter, a rapid self excited motion, potentially destructive, in aircraft structures, control surfaces and… …

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  • 2 flutter — ● flutter nom masculin (anglais flutter, mouvement rapide) Type de vibration des structures d un avion résultant d un couplage aéroélastique, survenant à partir d une certaine vitesse. ● flutter (expressions) nom masculin (anglais flutter,… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Flutter — is a rapid vibration or pulsation. The difference between flutter and fibrillation is that flutter is well organized while fibrillation is not. For example, atrial flutter consists of well organized but over rapid contractions of the atrium of… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 4 flutter — flut‧ter [ˈflʌtə ǁ ər] noun informal have a flutter (on something) to risk a small amount of money on the result of a horse race, football game etc; = BET; GAMBLE: • Lots of people like to have a flutter on the lottery. * * * flutter UK US… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 flutter — FLÚTTER s.n. Pulsaţie accelerată. ♢ Flutter arterial = afecţiune cardiacă manifestată printr un ritm rapid şi regulat, determinat de contracţiile frecvente şi regulate ale atriilor. [pr.: fláter] – cuv. engl. Trimis de LauraGellner, 14.05.2004.… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 6 Flutter — Flut ter, n. 1. The act of fluttering; quick and irregular motion; vibration; as, the flutter of a fan. [1913 Webster] The chirp and flutter of some single bird Milnes. . [1913 Webster] 2. Hurry; tumult; agitation of the mind; confusion; disorder …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Flutter — (englisch für ‚Flattern‘) steht für: Flutter (Tontechnik), Gleichlaufschwankungen von Plattenspielern oder Tonbandgeräten Flutter (Medizinprodukt), Ventile für Lungenkranke, die zur Ausatmung gegen Widerstand dienen Diese Seite ist eine …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 8 flutter — O.E. floterian to flutter, fly, flicker, float to and fro, be tossed by waves, frequentative of flotian to float (see FLOAT (Cf. float) (v.)). Related: Fluttered; fluttering. As a noun from 1640s; meaning state of excitement is 1740s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 Flutter — Flut ter, v. t. 1. To vibrate or move quickly; as, a bird flutters its wings. [1913 Webster] 2. To drive in disorder; to throw into confusion. [1913 Webster] Like an eagle in a dovecote, I Fluttered your Volscians in Corioli. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 flutter — index beat (pulsate), oscillate, panic, trepidation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 flutter — vb flitter, flicker, *flit, hover Analogous words: *shake, tremble, quiver, quaver, wobble: beat, throb, *pulsate, palpitate: fluctuate, vibrate, oscillate, *swing …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 flutter — [v] wave rapidly, flap agitate, bat, beat, dance, drift, flicker, flit, flitter, flop, fluctuate, hover, lop, oscillate, palpitate, pulsate, quaver, quiver, ripple, ruffle, shake, shiver, swing, throb, tremble, vibrate, wiggle, wobble; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 flutter — ► VERB 1) fly unsteadily by flapping the wings quickly and lightly. 2) move or fall with a light irregular motion. 3) (of a pulse or heartbeat) beat feebly or irregularly. ► NOUN 1) an act or instance of fluttering. 2) a state of tremulous… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 flutter — [flut′ər] vi. [ME floteren < OE flotorian, freq. of flotian < base of fleotan: see FLEET2] 1. to flap the wings rapidly, as in short flight or without flying at all 2. to wave or vibrate rapidly and irregularly [a flag fluttering in the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 flutter — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 quick, light movement ADJECTIVE ▪ little VERB + FLUTTER ▪ give ▪ His heart gave a little flutter as the ladder slipped a couple of inches. PREPOSITION …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 flutter — flut|ter1 [ˈflʌtə US ər] v [: Old English; Origin: floterian] 1.) [I and T] if a bird or insect flutters, or if it flutters its wings, it flies by moving its wings lightly up and down ▪ A small bird fluttered past the window. 2.) to make small… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 flutter — I UK [ˈflʌtə(r)] / US [ˈflʌtər] verb Word forms flutter : present tense I/you/we/they flutter he/she/it flutters present participle fluttering past tense fluttered past participle fluttered 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to move up and down or… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 Flutter — Le phénomène flutter (ou couplage aéroélastique), de l anglais flutter signifiant battre des ailes, est un effet dû à la sur vitesse d un avion en vol. Un avion, quel que soit sa construction, subit des efforts en vol, mais aussi au niveau du sol …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 19 flutter — flut|ter1 [ flʌtər ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive to move up and down or from side to side with short, quick, light movements, or to make something move in this way: Thousands of spectators fluttered Olympic and national flags. Alexandra… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 flutter — 1 verb 1 (I, T) if a bird or insect flutters its wings or if its wings flutter, its wings move quickly and lightly up and down: butterflies fluttering from flower to flower 2 (I) to wave or move gently in the air: Dead leaves fluttered slowly to… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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