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  • n  small rapid variations in a waveform resulting from fluctuations in the voltage supply or mechanical vibrations or other sources
  • n  a small irregular movement

  • When you stand far away, every hand jitter affects the framing and focus of the shot.
  • As soon as the insane stumble and jitter onstage with their dreadfully absent eyes, their bodily tics, their slavering mouths, their heads lolling like half-decapitated flowers .
  • A wide-eyed, sportily clad lass with a dink perched on loosely brushed locks, Sally steps around in gillies and low socks, will jitter like any Benny Goodman votary in the .
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  • Brandon Jacobs in Newsday
    I'm trying to change my style up a little bit and try to mix it up, so you never know, I may be able to go back to running over and he can get little jitter [steps],Jacobs said. "We can switch it up every game."
  • Tim Wakefield in Providence Journal
    That was just a misfire on my part,Wakefield said, "but after that I was able to settle in and continue to pitch. I felt good warming up in the bullpen. It was just a matter of getting a little bit of the jitter out of me and getting...
  • DJ Shockley in San Francisco Chronicle
    I actually felt pretty good,Shockley said. "I was a little nervous when I first got in, but I was pretty calm after that. I guess after the first series I got the jitter bugs out of me. I could hear all the fans barking. I thought that was...

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