chatter mark

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chatter mark a mark made by a chattering tool on the surface of a workpiece
    • n chatter mark marks on a glaciated rock caused by the movement of a glacier
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Chatter mark (Mach) One of the fine undulations or ripples which are formed on the surface of work by a cutting tool which chatters.
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Usage

In literature:

Over the marking of her stockings, she chattered happily to Miss Asenath and Miss Letitia.
"The Heart of Arethusa" by Francis Barton Fox
From the pretty Pierrette's bright chatter, I began to wonder whether or not she was marked down as a victim.
"The Count's Chauffeur" by William Le Queux
He found himself impelled along with the chattering, excited woman in the housecoat toward a cerise structure marked SPORTS AND RACKETS.
"At the Post" by Horace Leonard Gold
Mark's teeth were chattering and his muscles weak.
"The Time Mirror" by Clark South
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In news:

I love to use card scrapers for removing chatter marks, tear-out and any other smoothing that requires a delicate touch.
A reliable way to measure fine chatter marks is with a mechanically accurate, air-bearing-based measuring system.
Going forward, a reliable way to measure these fine chatter marks is with a mechanically accurate, air-bearing based measuring system.
The chatter surrounding Facebook's roadshow this week has reached a fever, er, pitch, right down to what CEO Mark Zuckerberg was wearing.
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