There are 2 translations of flutter in Spanish:

flutter1

Pronunciation: /ˈflʌtər; ˈflʌtə(r)/

vi

  • 1.1 [bird/butterfly] revolotear the bird fluttered away el pájaro se alejó aleteando
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    • The hapless bird fluttered and flapped around the astonished patrons whilst desperately trying to gain its freedom.
    • Tiny winged creatures flutter about, causing the children to duck and wave their arms.
    • Even as a tiny butterfly fluttering about in your garden is a breath-taking sight, imagine scores of them thronging a place in the city's vicinity!
    1.2 [flag] ondear, agitarse; [foliage] agitarse the papers/leaves fluttered to the floor los papeles/las hojas cayeron revoloteando al suelo 1.3 [person] dar* vueltas, ir* y venir*, revolotear
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    • Children fluttered around, overwhelmed by the sights around them.
    • Women fluttered among buzzing auto-rickshaws and brake-screeching scooters.
    • Children, teenagers and adults flutter to the local courts in search of enjoyment and exercise.
    1.4 [heart] latir or palpitar con fuerza
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    • He could see, from the corner of his eye, the pulses fluttering in their throats.
    • All do precisely what's expected of them yet fail to really set the pulse fluttering.
    • Several of the assassins were still alive, if barely, and their heartbeats fluttered as their lives ebbed slowly away.

vt

  • [wings] batir, sacudir; [handkerchief] agitar to flutter one's eyelashes at sb hacerle* ojitos or caídas de ojo a algn
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    • No, I don't believe that if a butterfly flutters its wings in Washington, D.C. it will cause a typhoon in New Zealand.
    • An owl fluttered its wings and both Heidi and I jumped out of fright.
    • The voices thinned down and receded slowly, the owl fluttered its wings and took off from the tamarind tree.
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    • She finally saw him, leaning against the railing, hair fluttering in the light breeze.
    • The window was open and the check curtains were fluttering in the light breeze coming in off the water.
    • He moved in slow motion, dark cloak fluttering with each deliberate step.

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There are 2 translations of flutter in Spanish:

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n

  • 2 (thrill) (no pl) revuelo (m) her remarks caused a flutter among the guests sus comentarios causaron un revuelo entre los invitados there was a flutter of excitement in the audience as the star came on hubo un revuelo entre el público cuando apareció la estrella I was (all) in a flutter when I heard the news cuando oí la noticia me puse nerviosa to put sb in a flutter poner* nervioso a algn
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    • It's even possible to feel the excitement and flutter in your stomach when you begin contact that you feel when meeting a potential date for the first time!
    • The company's decision to patrol the Net has got you all in a flutter.
    • TechReview gets all in a flutter about the new range of ‘value’ drives from Maxtor.
  • 3 (bet) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], (usu sing) pequeña apuesta (f) to have a flutter on the horses probar* suerte en las carreras (de caballos)
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    • Currently in Australia, online gambling is mostly confined to wagering, a flutter on the races or sports betting.
    • Spread betting makes a flutter on the general election more interesting as it's no longer a two horse race, but a prediction of seats won by the party of the punter's choice.
    • The occasional flutter on the National Lottery does no real harm to individuals but, as with all gambling, it damages our long-term financial future.
  • 4 c [Med] palpitación (f)
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    • It is not uncommon for this rhythm to progress into atrial flutter or atrial fibrillation.
    • Patients should be monitored for an exacerbation of atrial fibrillation or flutter, and for increasing ventricular rates.
    • The study showed that men who express their anger have a 10 percent greater risk than non-hostile men of developing an atrial fibrillation, a heart flutter.
  • 5 u 5.1 [Aviat] vibración (f) 5.2 [Audio] [Electron] oscilación (f)
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    • Variations in audio playback rate would be discernible as wow and flutter, but slight variations in video playback framerate are not apparent.
    • Wow, flutter and scrape flutter in a recording system, in tiny percentages, can be your friend.
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    • In this area he published on the forces on aircraft wings, in particular studying stress and sonic flutter.
    • During his brief test flight, Bullard had experienced an episode of flutter.
    • The gear problem was quickly corrected but further testing showed that the craft had tail flutter.

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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.