Part of speech:
A disturbance, oscillation, or vibration, either of a medium and moving through that medium (such as water and sound waves), or of some quantity with different values at different points in space, moving through space (such as electromagnetic waves or a quantum mechanical wave described by the wave function).
(Intransitive) To start and run with speed; to shoot rapidly along
With a flop
To hang down as a flap
To ripple is to cause the surface of water to form small waves, or the term for the action of the water when it makes small waves.
To vibrate or quiver:
To shake hands:
Flying, flitting, or constantly in motion
Failure to distinguish between things
A trembling or shaking.
A nervous thrill; trembling sensation
The act of vibrating.
Fan is defined as to move air around, stir up, or spread out with the widest parts at the top and a thin base at the bottom.
The definition of flicker is to burn or shine in an unsteady way, or to flare up and die down, appear briefly or flutter rapidly.
Flit is defined as to flutter or pass by rapidly.
To move back and forth or up and down; rise and fall; undulate, as waves
To move in a quick, flustered way
To swing or move regularly back and forth
To move with a slight tremulous motion; tremble, shake, or quiver.
To expand and contract rhythmically:
To utter a succession of light chirping or tremulous sounds; chirrup.
To change between one state and another; fluctuate:
To give off (light or sound) by vibration
To waver is to sway back and forth, show doubt, or to become uncertain in your opinion or planned course of action.
A distortion in reproduced sound resulting from slow variations in the speed of the turntable, tape, etc. in either recording or playing
To cause to fly or float in the air:
To move along through the air:
To pass through or over by or as if by flying
The condition of being flustered
Variation in a designated orbit, as of a planet, that results from the influence of one or more external bodies. Gravitational attraction between planets can cause perturbations and cause a planet to deviate from its expected orbit. Perturbations in Neptune's orbit led to the discovery of the object—Pluto—that was causing the perturbation. Perturbations in the orbits of stars have led to the discovery of planetary systems outside of our Solar system.
Noisy commotion, as of a crowd; uproar
A condition of indigestion:
(Informal) A condition of anxious or heated discomposure; agitation:
A dish, esp. a mixture of meat and vegetables, cooked by stewing
Tranquility or serenity:
(Phonology) A phonological process found in many dialects of English, especially American English and Canadian English, by which intervocalic /t/ and /d/ surface as the alveolar flap /É¾/ before an unstressed syllable, so that words such as "metal" and "medal" are pronounced similarly or identically.
Rapid back-and-forth waving or oscillation.
The definition of a disturbance is an interruption of what should be going on, or a bothersome intrusion.
Alternative spelling of hurlyburly.
A to-do or fuss:
To strike with or as with a bat
(Obsolete) To flow.
To be disposed of by sale:
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