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A state of indecisive agitation.
intr.v. dith·ered, dith·er·ing, dith·ers
To be nervously irresolute in acting or doing.

[Alteration of didder, from Middle English dideren, to tremble; see diddle2.]
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Noun1.dithering - the process of representing intermediate colors by patterns of tiny colored dots that simulate the desired color
video digitizing - the process of capturing and converting and storing video images for use by a computer


nj (Comput: graphics mode) → Farbmischung f
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My gog, but it'll be a quare scowderment at the Day of Judgment when they come tumblin' up in their death-sarks, all jouped together an' trying' to drag their tombsteans with them to prove how good they was, some of them trimmlin' an' dithering, with their hands that dozzened an' slippery from lyin' in the sea that they can't even keep their gurp o' them.
Yet, in ``Dogs,'' we're supposed to somehow buy her as the dithering Sarah, a recently divorced preschool teacher (her profession being chosen to give us plenty of aw-shucks kiddie moments - as if the titular dogs weren't enough) who turns into a pool of unrefrigerated gelatin every time she spies a hunky slab of beekcake prowling the supermarket aisle.
Irish tourism is in a serious crisis, we need more action, not dithering, and we need it now," he said.
Whether these stringent provisions will ultimately pass muster with a government that has already started dithering over them remains to be seen.
Implementation of non-subtractive dithering (ND) is easier than implementation of the subtractive form.
What is clear is that the Prime Minister and his Cabinet colleagues must stop dithering and start to make timely decisions.
I AM not surprised Plaid accuses us Welsh Lib Dems of dithering when we follow due process; due process is not in Plaid's terms of reference it seems
But a whole movie's worth of this dour dithering eventually devolves into uncomfortable self-parody.
Indecision, or even dithering, a characteristic that Coun Hardeman now acknowledges, has been the hallmark of the Tory/Lib Dem leadership of the city council.
In foreign policy, we'd ordinarily expect to find GOP hawks standing up for America's interests, while dithering Democrats lay waste their talents with Wilsonian skylarking.
The H79 delivers a wider and smoother color palette with virtually no dithering in the lower end of the gray scale as well as providing a rich brightness to win over even the most discerning of home theater aficionados.
Mr Cameron's dithering is in stark contrast to China, which plans to build 70 new airports in the next three years.