Definition of Chattering

1. Noun. The rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine.

Exact synonyms: Chatter
Generic synonyms: Noise
Derivative terms: Chatter



2. Noun. The high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or monkeys).
Exact synonyms: Chatter
Generic synonyms: Noise
Derivative terms: Chatter, Chatter

Definition of Chattering

1. 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.

Definition of Chattering

1. Verb. (present participle of chatter) ¹

2. Noun. A noise that chatters. ¹

3. Noun. Output fluctuation before reaching a stable condition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chattering

1. chatter [v] - See also: chatter

Chattering Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chattering

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chatteration
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chattering (current term)
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Literary usage of Chattering

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1. Notes on Nursing: What it Is, and what it is Not by Florence Nightingale (1912)
"chattering HOPES AND ADVICES. The sick man to his advisers. Advising the sick. " My advisers! Their name is legion. * * * Somehow or other, it seems a ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1916)
"By AIEE chattering WHEEL SLIP IN ELECTRIC MOTIVE POWER BY GM EATON ABSTRACT OF PAPER The paper shows that chattering wheel slip is characteristic of all ..."

3. Synonyms Discriminated: A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English by Charles John Smith (1893)
"chattering is especially manifest among women and children in parties of themselves. The chatterer is a person of fussy self- importance. ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1874)
"Their peculiar chattering, accom- ,nied by hearty laughter and strange gesticulation, though unintelli- ble to us, was construed into joking at our expense. ..."

5. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1826 [In Missouri] I saw early in the spring a flock of those merry and chattering birds, that we call bob-a-link, or French blackbird.—f. ..."

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