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English definition of “judder”

judder

verb [I]   /ˈdʒʌd.ər/ US  // UK (US shudder)
(especially of a vehicle) to shake violently: The train juddered to a halt.Making short, sudden movements judder     noun [C] The car gave a sudden judder, then stopped dead.Making short, sudden movements
(Definition of judder verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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