chatters, 3rd person singular present; chattered, past participle; chattering, present participle; chattered, past tense;
Talk rapidly or incessantly about trivial matters
the kids chattered and splashed at the edge of the lagoon
(of a bird, monkey, or machine) Make a series of quick high-pitched sounds
(of a person's teeth) Click repeatedly together, typically from cold or fear
Incessant trivial talk
a stream of idle chatter
A series of quick high-pitched sounds
the chatter of a typewriter
Undesirable vibration in a mechanism
the wipers should operate without chatter
click repeatedly or uncontrollably; "Chattering teeth"
yak: noisy talk
the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
cut unevenly with a chattering tool
the high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or monkeys)
chew the fat: talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
Machining vibrations, also called chatter, correspond to the relative movement between the workpiece and the cutting tool. The vibrations result in waves on the machined surface. ...
Chatter is an old term from signal intelligence, used more generally after the turn of the century in the United States "war on terror". ...
talk, especially meaningless or unimportant talk; the sound of talking; the sound made by a magpie; an intermittent noise, as from vibration; in national security, the degree of communication between suspect groups and individuals, used to gauge the degree of expected terrorist activity; To ...
(Chattering) When a trimming tool jumps or skips rhythmically over the surface of a pot that is being turned on the wheel, leaving a rippled texture instead of a smooth clean cut. Usually caused by the pot being either too wet or too hard, or by a dull tool. ...
(Chattering) This sound is made by rapidly gnashing the teeth, and is generally a sign of warning. Guinea pigs tend to raise their heads when making this sound. A more relaxed type of gnashing often means the guinea pig wants a treat that is somewhere nearby but out of reach.^[original research?]
(Chattering) this is a rippling effect that appears when turning. If the clay is either too hard or soft this will occur, especially if a blunt, or hard tool is used on clay that is too soft, or one that is too flexible is used on hard clay. ...
(chattering) "I'm going to catch that critter and and sharpen my claws in its spine...if I can just figure out how to open this window"
The vibration of skis or snowboards caused by traveling at high speeds. Excessive chatter reduces contact between the ski and the snow and the ability to stay in total control.
The rapid cycling on and off of a relay in a control process due to insufficient bandwidth in the controller.
In machining or grinding. (1) a vibration of the tool, wheel or workpiece producing a wavy surface on the work and, (2) the finish produced by such vibration.
A phenomena that produces periodic marks on the workpiece and sometimes associated with audible sounds during grinding. Caused by vibrations that originate with the rotating grinding wheel, spindles, slides or other components of the machine tools. ...
to fire on an enemy during a fighter engagement (TRS: "Valley of Darkness"); active wireless communications traffic
the overwhelming plethora of potentially useful information that must be sorted and assessed to discern valuable intelligence; being that inundating deluge of intercepted data that runs constantly in the background while pertinent material is simultaneously isolated and analyzed in the ...
a phenomenon that can occur while sharpening a squeegee resulting in a jagged edge due to improper grinding procedures.
A series of lines uniformly spaced appearing transverse to the rolling direction, resulting in a very slight thickness variation where lines appear.
Vibration of a ski caused by the edges bouncing off hard snow instead of biting in.
The rapid on/off cycling of a relay caused by improper signal or adjustment, faulty contacts, or other malfunction.
A surface defect consisting of alternating ridges and valleys at right angles to the direction of extrusion.
louder and may contain more sharp crackling sounds than bruxing. Often heard when rat is stressed.