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dither

[′dith·ər]
(communications)
A technique for representing the entire gray scale of a picture by picture elements with only one of two levels (“white” and “black”), in which a multilevel input image signal is compared with a position-dependent set of thresholds, and picture elements are set to “white” only where the image input signal exceeds the threshold.
(control systems)
A force having a controlled amplitude and frequency, applied continuously to a device driven by a servomotor so that the device is constantly in small-amplitude motion and cannot stick at its null position. Also known as buzz.
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Let's meet the ditherers head on before golf fans switch off totally.
They have gone from potential European elitists to dogfight ditherers seemingly in the blink of an eye.
Nagging doubts over United's ability to stay afloat amongst elite performers was reflected in the attendance of 43,546 which showed the ditherers preferred to stay home and have a barbie after United's dismantling at Man U and the fact that the only one newcomer, Perch, was on show.
This French side are weak-chested ditherers - get on the draw and have a nibble on 1-1.
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The accusation hurt so much that every Tory and Lib Dem councillors speaking at Tuesday's meeting felt the need to accuse Labour of being the real ditherers.
It's time to tell the ditherers and the deceivers that enough is enough.
More than anything,it showed the FA for the bunch of ditherers they are.
Paul [Webb] advertised him for sale and had loads of enquiries, but after being messed about by a few ditherers, decided he would keep the dog and enter him for the Masters.
First I want to focus on the latest slow-play controversy I believe must prove the final straw and force bosses to get tough on the ditherers.
Your speed in front of the counter depends more on the number of ditherers ahead of you.
His comments were dismissed by Labour councillors, who castigated the coalition as ditherers unable to take important decisions.