jitter

[ UK /d‍ʒˈɪtɐ/ ]
NOUN
  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
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How To Use jitter In A Sentence

  • By switching the anti-aliasing mode on and off, I found different and useful timbres, because even aliasing creates an interesting digital jitter.
  • The image jitters, there is a thump as the sound comes on, and a haggard, hair-covered face fills the frame.
  • Arsenal, where he can look forward to becoming instantly gripped with a crazed case of the cartwheeling jitters, learning to flap wildly at any kind of cross and generally buying into the idea of goalkeeping as a business of leaping about athletically saving penalties in between diving over the top of toe-poked 40-yard back passes. The Guardian World News
  • Caffeine makes me jittery, so I prefer decaffeinated tea.
  • The show opened as a surreal oasis of calm and culture in a tense and jittery city. Times, Sunday Times
  • These polls have caused some jitters. Times, Sunday Times
  • Although markets were jittery during the day as votes in the key state of Ohio were counted, stocks were buoyed after Mr Kerry conceded defeat.
  • My nerves are almost completely balanced by the relief I'm feeling at soon being free of her, but as it is I'm jittering and barely worth talking to.
  • Stage 1: thermogenic intensifiers to burn fat, suppress appetite and give intense jitter-free energy.
  • There I was sitting in my chair, jittery with adrenaline and close to peeing my pants, fearful of the imposing figure in the center of the room.
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