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

 chattering
 震顫; 跳躍現象; 間歇電震

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chat·ter·ing n. The act or habit of talking idly or rapidly, or of making inarticulate sounds; the sounds so made; noise made by the collision of the teeth; chatter.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chat·ter v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chattered p. pr. & vb. n. Chattering.]
 1. To utter sounds which somewhat resemble language, but are inarticulate and indistinct.
    The jaw makes answer, as the magpie chatters.   --Wordsworth.
 2. To talk idly, carelessly, or with undue rapidity; to jabber; to prate.
    To tame a shrew, and charm her chattering tongue.   --Shak.
 3. To make a noise by rapid collisions.
    With chattering teeth, and bristling hair upright.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 chattering
      adj : engaged in making a rapid repetitive noise resembling
            speech; "the chattering sparrows"
      n 1: the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
           [syn: chatter]
      2: the high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or
         monkeys) [syn: chatter]