Flutter

Definition of Flutter

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.
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.

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