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

 flut·ter /ˈflʌtɚ/

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

 flut·ter /ˈflətɚ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flut·ter, n.
 1. The act of fluttering; quick and irregular motion; vibration; as, the flutter of a fan.
        The chirp and flutter of some single bird   --Milnes. .
 2. Hurry; tumult; agitation of the mind; confusion; disorder.
 Flutter wheel, a water wheel placed below a fall or in a chute where rapidly moving water strikes the tips of the floats; -- so called from the spattering, and the fluttering noise it makes.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flut·ter v. t.
 1. To vibrate or move quickly; as, a bird flutters its wings.
 2. To drive in disorder; to throw into confusion.
         Like an eagle in a dovecote, I
         Fluttered your Volscians in Corioli.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of moving back and forth [syn: waver, flicker]
      2: abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart
         (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart
      3: a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the
         furious disturbance they had caused" [syn: disturbance,
         disruption, commotion, stir, hurly burly, to-do,
          hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle]
      4: the motion made by flapping up and down [syn: flap, flapping,
      v 1: move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart [syn: flit, fleet,
      2: move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
         [syn: flicker, waver, flitter, quiver]
      3: beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated" [syn: palpitate]
      4: wink briefly; "bat one's eyelids" [syn: bat]