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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Erratic(0.02104 detik)
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English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
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English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: having no fixed course; “an erratic comet”; “his life
followed a wandering course”; “a planetary vagabond”
[syn: planetary, wandering]
2: liable to sudden unpredictable change; “erratic behavior”;
“fickle weather”; “mercurial twists of temperament”; “a
quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment,
utterly fragile the next” [syn: fickle, mercurial, quicksilver(a)]
3: likely to perform unpredictably; “erratic winds are the bane
of a sailor”; “a temperamental motor; sometimes it would
start and sometimes it wouldn't”; “that beautiful but
temperamental instrument the flute”- Osbert Lancaster
English → English (gcide)
Erratic \Er*rat"ic\, a. [L. erraticus, fr. errare to wander: cf.
F. erratique. See Err.]
1. Having no certain course; roving about without a fixed
destination; wandering; moving; -- hence, applied to the
planets as distinguished from the fixed stars.
The earth and each erratic world. --Blackmore.
2. Deviating from a wise of the common course in opinion or
conduct; eccentric; strange; queer; as, erratic conduct.
3. Irregular; changeable. “Erratic fever.” --Harvey.
Erratic blocks, gravel, etc. (Geol.), masses of stone
which have been transported from their original resting
places by the agency of water, ice, or other causes.
Erratic phenomena, the phenomena which relate to
transported materials on the earth's surface.
Erratic \Er*rat"ic\, n.
1. One who deviates from common and accepted opinions; one
who is eccentric or preserve in his intellectual
2. A rogue. [Obs.] --Cockeram.
3. (Geol.) Any stone or material that has been borne away
from its original site by natural agencies; esp., a large
block or fragment of rock; a bowlder.
Note: In the plural the term is applied especially to the
loose gravel and stones on the earth's surface,
including what is called drift.