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NIG'RINE, n. An ore of titanium, found in black grains or rolled pieces.

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NIG'RINE, n. An ore of titanium, found in black grains or rolled pieces.

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  1. A ferruginous variety of rutile.
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NIG'RINE, noun An ore of titanium, found in black grains or rolled pieces.

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1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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FLUT'TER, v.i.

1. To move or flap the wings rapidly, without flying, or with short flights; to hover.

As an eagle stirreth up her next, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings - Deut. 32.

2. To move about briskly, irregularly or with great bustle and show, without consequence.

No rag, no scrap of all the beau or wit, that once so fluttered, and that once so writ.

3. To move with quick vibrations or undulations; as a fluttering fan; a fluttering sail.

4. To be in agitation; to move irregularly; to fluctuate; to be in uncertainty.

How long we fluttered on the wings of doubtful success.

His thoughts are very fluttering and wandering.

FLUT'TER, v.t.

1. To drive in disorder. [Little used.]

2. To hurry the mind; to agitate.

3. To disorder; to throw into confusion.


1. Quick and irregular motion; vibration; undulation; as the flutter of a fan.

2. Hurry; tumult; agitation of the mind.

3. Confusion; disorder; irregularity in position.

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