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Meaning of flutter

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the act of moving back and forth [syn: {waver}, {flutter},
      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}, {flutter}, {hurly burly}, {to-do},
         {hoo-ha}, {hoo-hah}, {kerfuffle}]
      4: the motion made by flapping up and down [syn: {flap},
         {flapping}, {flutter}, {fluttering}]
      v 1: move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The
           hummingbird flitted among the branches" [syn: {flit},
           {flutter}, {fleet}, {dart}]
      2: move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
         [syn: {flicker}, {waver}, {flitter}, {flutter}, {quiver}]
      3: flap the wings rapidly or fly with flapping movements; "The
         seagulls fluttered overhead"
      4: beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated" [syn: {palpitate},
      5: wink briefly; "bat one's eyelids" [syn: {bat}, {flutter}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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