flutter

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Synonyms for flutter

Synonyms for flutter

to move or cause to move about while being fixed at one edge

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to move through the air with or as if with wings

to move quickly, lightly, and irregularly like a bird in flight

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

Synonyms for flutter

the act of moving back and forth

abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm)

the motion made by flapping up and down

move along rapidly and lightly

move back and forth very rapidly

flap the wings rapidly or fly with flapping movements

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beat rapidly

wink briefly

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References in periodicals archive ?
Exhaled air flowed out the mask through a flutter valve mounted over the nose.
As it dangles, it acts as a noisy flutter valve during relaxed breathing l Obstructed nasal airways.
As it dangles in the airway, it acts as a flutter valve during relaxed breathing, and contributes to the noise of snoring.
Nori, an endangered manatee, is again swimming in Florida waters after a Florida park used physician Henry Heimlich's flutter valve to heal a large tear in her lung caused by a boat strike.
In doing so, he created a flutter valve, stemming the flow of blood which effectively stopped his lungs deflating.