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chatter

the undulating pattern of marks in a machined surface from the vibration of the tool or workpiece
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chatter

[′chad·ər]
(electricity)
Prolonged undesirable opening and closing of electric contacts, as on a relay. Also known as contact chatter.
(engineering)
An irregular alternating motion of the parts of a relief valve due to the application of pressure where contact is made between the valve disk and the seat.
(engineering acoustics)
Vibration of a disk-recorder cutting stylus in a direction other than that in which it is driven.
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chatter

A type of vibration in a hydraulic pump resulting from the ingestion of air into the system.
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Importantly, however, the impact of the whipsaw effect is actually
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This whipsaw against taxpayers is exacerbated to the extent of the interest-rate differential on underpayments and overpayments.
The IRS did not raise the whipsaw issue in FNMA but it is being raised in other audits and has not been rejected by the national office.
This assures only one spouse will be taxed, preventing the "whipsaw" that occurred in Arnes.
Indeed, a one-way sunset rule would create a wholly untenable whipsaw position for the country, especially since the same rules may properly benefit some taxpayers and adversely affect others, depending on the facts.
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Friday capped a week of whipsaw talks by reinstating a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un just days after he had abruptly canceled it, but he also sought to lower expectations over the potential for a quick denuclearization deal.
17, 2003 arrangements) had often allowed taxpayers to whipsaw the government by relying on the IRS'S and Treasury's own rulings and other promulgations.
593, 1993, the government consolidated the cases to prevent the whipsaw that had resulted in Arnes I and II.
A push of the button located on top of the unit and at the end of the cord automatically reels the cord slowly back into the unit (no tangles or "whipsaw" effect here).