2 abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block
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]
3 beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated" [syn: palpitate]
4 wink briefly; "bat one's eyelids" [syn: bat]
- flūtter /flʌɾŗ/
- Rhymes: -ʌtə(r)
to flap or wave quickly
to flap the wings without flying
- Finnish: räpyttää
to cause something to flutter
- Finnish: väpättää
Flutter can refer to:
- Flutter (electronics and communication) is any rapid variation of signal parameters.
- in aircraft structures, control surfaces and bridge engineering, aeroelastic flutter is a rapid self-excited motion, potentially destructive, usually present above some limiting aircraft speed.
- In aeronautics is, in a few words, an unstability of the aircraft's structural vibration modes due to aerodynamic forces presents.
- in suspended fabric such as flags or clothing, rapid motion due to wind.
- flutter is also the qualitative perception that follows stimulating the skin with a point probe vibrating close to 40 Hz.
flutter in Japanese: フラッター
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