Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To shake rapidly or spasmodically; vibrate conspicuously: "Edith would watch her wrestling with words, her thin little body juddering with the effort to unlock them” ( Anita Brookner).
  • n. A rapid or spasmodic shaking.

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  • n. A spasmodic shaking.
  • n. Jerky playback caused by converting between frame rates; telecine judder
  • v. To spasm or shake violently.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively

Etymologies

Perhaps j(erk)1 + (sh)udder.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • There was overuse of the word "judder", for example.

    Sepulchre

  • Primary benefits include the elimination of motion artifacts in high-resolution digital video content, often referred to as "judder" and "blur," to ensure smooth playback.

    Press Releases

  • The technology eliminates motion artifacts in high-resolution digital video content, often referred to as "judder," to ensure smooth playback.

    Press Releases

  • This process introduces additional "judder" due to the 232323 sequence.

    VideoHelp.com Forum

  • The 120Hz HD sets get rid of "judder" but still motion increment at 24fps.

    VideoHelp.com Forum

  • I am concerned about picture 'judder' and 'flicker' in some of my videos when viewed on TV, and will try to explain what I am seeing against what I would like to see.

    VideoHelp.com Forum

  • During fast motion it cuts down on what is known as "judder" or artifacts of when film is transferred to video

    G4TV - The Feed

  • I've read quite a bit and asked a few of my vid mates in Oz and there seems to be a void as to whether or not CMOS chips add to the "judder" over CCDs with progressive capture.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • I'm sure this would be a serious and expensive undertaking, but there's no way around that judder caused by 24fps + 3D.

    Confirmed: Martin Scorsese is Making a 3D Movie | /Film

  • The way things are, 3-D causes a lot of judder and is extremely crude, in my opinion.

    Confirmed: Martin Scorsese is Making a 3D Movie | /Film

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