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Definition of the noun skitter
What does skitter mean as a name of something?
- A skittering movement.
Definition of the verb skitter
What does skitter mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: skittered | skittering | skitters
- to move about or proceed hurriedly
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] [Path Preposition] [Location] There jumped a little white rabbit out of the box there [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location, concrete] [Theme, indefinite] There jumped out of the box a little white rabbit [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] He skated Penny | Tom jumped the horse [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective] Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state] Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] Tom jumped the horse over the fence [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] The horse jumped [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Location, concrete] The horse jumped the stream [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state] Claire skated her skates blades to shreds | She waltzed herself to sickness | We walked ourselves into a state of exhaustion [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] [Path Preposition] [Oblique 2] Tom ran the soles off his shoes [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] The horse jumped over the fence [Path Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] Out of the box jumped a little white rabbit
Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): amble, backpack, bolt, bounce, bound, bowl, canter, carom, cavort, charge, clamber, climb, clump, coast, crawl, creep, dart, dash, dodder, drift, file, flit, float, fly, frolic, gallop, gambol, glide, goose step, hasten, hike, hobble, hop, hurry, hurtle, inch, jog, journey, jump, leap, limp, lollop, lope, lumber, lurch, march, meander, mince, mosey, nip, pad, parade, perambulate, plod, prance, promenade, prowl, race, ramble, roam, roll, romp, rove, run, rush, sashay, saunter, scamper, scoot, scram, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, sidle, skedaddle, skip, skulk, sleepwalk, slide, slink, slither, slog, slouch, sneak, somersault, speed, stagger, step, stomp, stray, streak, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, swagger, sweep, swerve, swim, tack, tear, tiptoe, toddle, toil, totter, tour, traipse, tramp, travel, trek, troop, trot, trudge, trundle, vault, waddle, wade, walk, wander, weave, whiz, zigzag, zoom.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of skitter: scamper / scurry / scuttle
- more generic word: run = move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
- more specific word: crab = scurry sideways like a crab
- glide easily along a surface
- cause to skip over a surface
- twitch the hook of a fishing line through or along the surface of water
Alternative definition of the verb skitter
- [intransitive] to move hurriedly or as by twitching or bouncing
- [intransitive] to make a skittering noise
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New and Extensive Sailing Directions for the Navigation of the North Sea, Containing a Full and Accurate Description of the Various Channels from the Nore to Orfordness,[etc.]. (1846)
The SKITTER is a circular sand, beginning abreast of the above black buoy, and extending beyond the western end of Hull; but the sandy flat may be said to commenee at Whitebooth Road, and continue so far as Barton Ferry. Four black ...
Whiplash Injuries (2014)
Diagnosis and Treatment by Dario Carlo Alpini
Skitter is a ski trainer platform comprised of an oscillating plate on which two foot pads are placed. Each foot pad is able to move anteroposteriorly (toes up and toes down) and lateral senses also allow torsional movement of each foot.
The Shattered Self (2002)
The End of Natural Evolution by Pierre Baldi
Skitter is a tool that has been developed to track global Internet topology. ( Courtesy of K. Claffy and the Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis, San Diego Super Computer Center. Data collection and analysis: Daniel McRobb and ...
New and extensive sailing directions for the navigation of the North sea, arranged and written to accompany the new charts, drawn by J.W. Norie (1846)
by John William Norie
* The SKITTER is a circular sand, beginning abreast of the above black buoy, and extending ...
Comprising a General Survey of the County : and Separate Historical, Statistical and Topographical Descriptions of All the Wapentakes, Hundreds, Sokes, Boroughs ... by William White (of Sheffield.)
Sand the channel is called Skitter Ness. The manor of Goxhill belongs to \V. Bradley, Esq., of Custleford, but the soil is owned chiefly by Miss Thorold, Rev. Frederic Hildyard, the Corporation of Trinity House, J. Turner, Esq., W. Brooks, Esq., ...
The New Seaman's Guide and Coaster's Companion: containing ... complete sailing directions for ships, both outward and homeward bound ... To which are subjoined, copious tables of latitudes and longitudes ... also new tables of the sun's declination from 1809 to 1824. Improved from the original work of ... J. Chandler by ... M. Downie ... G. Eunson ... M. McKenzie ... J. Diston ... The eighteenth edition of the work, and the fourth of the new arrangement (1847)
by John CHANDLER (of Orford, Pilot.)
The SKITTER is a circular sand, beginning abreast of the above black buoy, and extending to beyond the western part of Hull; but the sandy flat may be said to commence at White Booth Road, and continue so far as Barton Ferry. Three black ...
by J S Hobbs
* The Skitter is a circular sand, beginning abreast of tho above block buoy, nnd extending to ...
KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF LINCOLNSHIRE WITH THE PORT OF HULL AND NEIGHBOURHOOD. WITH MAP OF THE COUNTY. (1885)
east from Barton, with a station at Ulceby junction 2 miles Ulckby Skitter is a hamlet, one mile and a half east, from the village, on the ...
5th International Workshop on Quality of Future Internet Services, QofIS 2004, and WQoSR 2004 and ICQT 2004, Barcelona, Spain, September 29- October 1, 2004, Proceedings by Josep Solé-Pareta, Michael Smirnov, Piet Van Mieghem, Jordi Domingo-Pascual, Edmundo Monteiro, Peter Reichl, Burkhard Stiller, Richard J. Gibbens
Skitter is a traffic measurement application developed by CAIDA. In a recent paper , the authors have used these and other data to obtain a multi- dimensional coordinate space representing the Internet. A host location is denoted by a 16 L.
Second Edition with supplement by W.J. Kirwin, G. M. Story, J.D.A. Widdowson
skitter v EDD ~ v 4 Co, ...
by Joseph Wright
SKITE, SKITHER, see Skyet, Skitter. SKITHERACS,5*.//. n.Yks.2 [ski-tfereks.] Inphr. hitheracs and skitheracs, odds and ends ; trifling amounts. SKITLY, adj. Obs. w.Cy. Diminutive. (Hall.); Trans. Phil. Soc. (1858) 170. SKITTER, v. and sb. In gen.
Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years by Joseph Wright
skitter, 6. 8. To make a hissing noise. n.Yks.- ' Scuttering,' frizzling, like the hissing chop in the frying- pan. Lin. There came from a distance the scuttering noise made by a duck dabbling its bill in the ooze, FENN Dick o' the Fens ...
Illustrating the Words in Their Different Significations, by Examples from Ancient and Modern Writers, Shewing Their Affinity to Those of Other Languages ... by John Jamieson
SKITTER, s. 1. Liquidum excrementum, S. It occurs in a Prov., very coarse indeed, but thus meant to express the greater abhorrence of falsehood.
by Oxford University Press
skitter. 728 slash slat 729 slept sleuth 730 slipshod 2 opening,. diagram, design, plan; informal rough. v. draw, synonyms n. drawing, outline, draft, make a drawing of, pencil, rough out, outline. sketch·book /ˈskechˌbook/ n. a pad of drawing ...
by Sidney L. Landau
ricochet, skitter, flip, bounce, skim, skid, glance. 3 decamp, bolt, skedaddle, scamper, scoot, quit, sprint, flee, leave, get away, bug out (Slang). — n. hop, bound, leap, spring, gambol, caper, jump, step, trip, prance, frisk. ant. v. 3 lag, delay, stay ...
The Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms & Literary Quotations (Expanded Second Edition) (2014)
by David Grambs, Ellen S. Levine
They were liableto take umbrage atafootfall, skitter ...
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Video shows what skitter means. to move hurriedly or as by twitching or bouncing. to make a skittering noise. In Scotland : Diarrea.. Skitter Meaning. How to ...
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Scrabble value of S1K5I1T1T1E1R1
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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