chatter mark

noun

Definition of chatter mark

1 : a fine undulation formed on the surface of work by a chattering tool
2 : one of a series of short curved cracks on a glaciated rock surface transverse to the glacial striae

First Known Use of chatter mark

1888, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Chatter mark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chatter%20mark. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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