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kisahawklin ([personal profile] kisahawklin) wrote in [community profile] 15_minute_ficlets2013-01-27 02:47 pm

Prompt #155

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Today's word is: chatter

chat·ter [chat-er]
verb (used without object)

1. to talk rapidly in a foolish or purposeless way; jabber.
2. to utter a succession of quick, inarticulate, speechlike sounds, as monkeys or certain birds.
3. to make a rapid clicking noise by striking together: His teeth were chattering from the cold.
4. Machinery . (of a cutting tool or piece of metal) to vibrate during cutting so as to produce surface flaws on the work.
verb (used with object)
5. to utter rapidly or purposelessly.
6. to cause to chatter, as the teeth from cold.

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