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Meaning of STAMMERING

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Stam"mer*ing\, a.
    Apt to stammer; hesitating in speech; stuttering. --
    {Stam"mer*ing*ly}, adv.
    
    
  2. \Stam"mer*ing\, n. (Physiol.)
    A disturbance in the formation of sounds. It is due
    essentially to long-continued spasmodic contraction of the
    diaphragm, by which expiration is preented, and hence it may
    be considered as a spasmodic inspiration.
    
    
 

 

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