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jitterbug

1. a fast jerky American dance, usually to a jazz accompaniment, that was popular in the 1940s
2. a person who dances the jitterbug

jitterbug

A tamper, usually pneumatic, for concrete.
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13] designed Jitterbug covert channel as a hardware interception device installed between the computer and its keyboard.
The people who shop at Jitterbug and the variety of collectibles in the shop are what Jackman credits for its survival.
Gillette of Iowa, who supported the teenage jitterbugs and thought the WPB had gone too far.
Tom Koerner, Debra Sternberg and their energetic group of dancers kicked up their heels doing the jitterbug and Lindy Hop.
Lions can jitterbug, cobras can belly dance, giraffes can tango, and everyone can CHA-CHA-CHA.
Jitterbug cell phones can't send text messages, browse the Internet, or snap pictures.
The device, known as a JitterBug, was born out of a study by the Penn students on the threat of covert data transmission using a hidden device installed in a computer keyboard.
The winger from Fort Wayne, Indiana, was dubbed Jitterbug eight years ago after he scored a Maradona-style wondergoalforhishighschool team.
Commentators feared that the torrid, if often suppressed, sensuality of American films and the openly erotic gyrations of jitterbug and other dances would corrupt innocent German girls.
And the man pin-pointed by coach Jim Criner as the key to the Scots attack said: "I think of myself as a jitterbug.
Robbins' later novels include Still Life with Woodpecker (1980), Jitterbug Perfume (1984), and Skinny Legs and All (1990).
Formerly called Jitterbug, Lindy, Hop, and various other names in different sections of the country.