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jit•ter



Pronunciation: ( jit'ur), [key]
n.
1. jitters,nervousness; a feeling of fright or uneasiness (usually prec. by the): Every time I have to make a speech, I get the jitters.
2. fluctuations in the image on a television screen or in copy received by facsimile transmission, caused by interference or by momentary failures of synchronization.

v.i.
to behave nervously.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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