Bombilation
Bombilation Bom`bi*la"tion, n. A humming sound; a booming. [1913 Webster]

To . . . silence the bombilation of guns. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]


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  • bombilation — bom·bi·la·tion …   English syllables

  • bombilation — noun sound of rapid vibration the buzz of a bumble bee • Syn: ↑buzz, ↑bombination • Derivationally related forms: ↑bombinate (for: ↑bombination), ↑bombilate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bombination — noun sound of rapid vibration the buzz of a bumble bee • Syn: ↑buzz, ↑bombilation • Derivationally related forms: ↑bombinate, ↑bombilate (for: ↑bombilation), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • booming — Synonyms and related words: balmy, birring, blooming, blossoming, bombilation, bombinating, bombination, boom, burring, buzzing, cannonade, cannonading, clear, deafening, droning, ear piercing, ear rending, ear splitting, earthshaking, echo,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • droning — Synonyms and related words: birring, bombilation, bombinating, bombination, booming, burring, buzzing, drone, gabble, gibber, gibbering, hum, humming, jabber, jibber, low rumbling, maundering, monotone, monotonic, mouthing, mumble, mumbling,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hum — Synonyms and related words: Indian file, anthem, array, articulation, ballad, bank, bel canto, birdies, birr, blooping, blurping, bombilate, bombilation, bombinate, bombination, boom, booming, bravura, bum, burr, buzz, buzzing, carol, catena,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • humming — Synonyms and related words: bel canto, birring, bombilation, bombinating, bombination, booming, bravura, burring, busy, buzzing, choral singing, coloratura, croon, crooning, droning, folk singing, fussy, hopping, hum, hustling, intonation, lively …   Moby Thesaurus

  • purring — Synonyms and related words: beaming, beatific, beatified, birring, blessed, blissful, bombilation, bombinating, bombination, booming, burring, buzzing, capering, cheerful, chirping, dancing, droning, flushed with joy, gay, glad, glowing, happy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • thrumming — Synonyms and related words: beating, birring, bombilation, bombinating, bombination, booming, burring, buzzing, clicking, droning, drumming, fluttering, hum, humming, low rumbling, palpitant, pounding, purring, spattering, spluttering, sputtering …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Loudness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Loudness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 loudness loudness power Sgm: N 1 loud noise loud noise din Sgm: N 1 blare blare Sgm: N 1 clang clang clangor Sgm: N 1 clatter …   English dictionary for students

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