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  • 1 Humming — Hum Hum (h[u^]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hummed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Humming}.] [Of imitative origin; cf. G. hummen, D. hommelen. [root]15.] 1. To make a low, prolonged sound, like that of a bee in flight; to drone; to murmur; to buzz; as, a top hums …

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  • 2 humming bird — hummingbird hummingbird, humming bird humming bird . (Zo[ o]l.), any bird of the family {Trochilid[ae]}, of which over one hundred genera are known, including about four hundred species. They are found only in America and are most abundant in the …

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  • 3 humming — noun 1. a humming noise (Freq. 1) the hum of distant traffic • Syn: ↑hum • Derivationally related forms: ↑hum, ↑hum (for: ↑hum) …

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  • 4 humming top — noun a top that makes a humming noise as it spins • Hypernyms: ↑top, ↑whirligig, ↑teetotum, ↑spinning top …

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  • 5 noise — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. uproar, hubbub, din, racket, clamor, pandemonium; crash, rattle, clatter. See loudness, sound. Ant., silence, quiet. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A sound] Syn. sound, sonance, something heard, something… …

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  • 6 The Hum — is a generic name for a series of phenomena involving a persistent and invasive low frequency humming noise not audible to all people. Hums have been reported in various geographical locations. In some cases a source has been located. A Hum on… …

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  • 7 Hum — (h[u^]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hummed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Humming}.] [Of imitative origin; cf. G. hummen, D. hommelen. [root]15.] 1. To make a low, prolonged sound, like that of a bee in flight; to drone; to murmur; to buzz; as, a top hums. P.… …

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  • 8 Hummed — Hum Hum (h[u^]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hummed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Humming}.] [Of imitative origin; cf. G. hummen, D. hommelen. [root]15.] 1. To make a low, prolonged sound, like that of a bee in flight; to drone; to murmur; to buzz; as, a top hums …

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  • 9 Venous hum — is a benign phenomenon. At rest, 20% of the cardiac output flows to the brain via the internal carotid and vertebral arteries. This drains via the internal jugular veins. The flow of blood can cause the vein walls to vibrate creating a humming… …

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  • 10 hummingbird — hummingbird, humming bird humming bird . (Zo[ o]l.), any bird of the family {Trochilid[ae]}, of which over one hundred genera are known, including about four hundred species. They are found only in America and are most abundant in the tropics.… …

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  • 11 ruby-throat — hummingbird hummingbird, humming bird humming bird . (Zo[ o]l.), any bird of the family {Trochilid[ae]}, of which over one hundred genera are known, including about four hundred species. They are found only in America and are most abundant in the …

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  • 12 Trochilus colubris — hummingbird hummingbird, humming bird humming bird . (Zo[ o]l.), any bird of the family {Trochilid[ae]}, of which over one hundred genera are known, including about four hundred species. They are found only in America and are most abundant in the …

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  • 13 RobiComb — The RobiComb is a comb that detects and kills head lice. It requires one AA battery. When turned on, it makes a soft humming noise. When combed through one s hair, when it detects a louse, the humming noise stops for a moment as the louse is… …

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  • 14 zoom — 1. noun /zuːm/ a) a humming noise from something moving very fast b) a quick ascent 2. verb /zuːm/ a) to move fast with a humming noise prices zoomed b) to fly an airplane straight up …

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  • 15 Stroh Brewery Company — The Stroh Brewery Company was a beer brewery located in Detroit, Michigan. In addition to their own Stroh s brand, they produced or bought the rights to several other brands including Schlitz, Augsburger, Erlanger (beer), Lone Star, Old Milwaukee …

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  • 16 buzz — 1. noun a) A continuous, humming noise, as of bees; a confused murmur, as of general conversation in low tones, or of a general expression of surprise or approbation. Still feeling the buzz from the coffee, he pushed through the last of the… …

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  • 17 drone — I. n. 1. Male honey bee. 2. Idler, sluggard, lounger, idle fellow, lazy fellow, do nothing, good for nothing. 3. Humming, humming noise. 4. Droning pipe (in bagpipe), drone pipe. II. v. n. 1. Lounge, dawdle, idle, waste time in trifles, live in… …

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  • 18 zing — I. noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1911 1. a shrill humming noise 2. a. an enjoyably exciting or stimulating quality ; zest < really put some zing into this industry Erwin Fine > b. a sharply piquant flavor < barbecue sauce with zing …

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  • 19 buzz — I. v. n. 1. Hum, make a humming sound (as bees). 2. Whisper, murmur. II. n. 1. Hum, humming noise. 2. Whisper, murmur …

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  • 20 Sonic boom — The term sonic boom is commonly used to refer to the shocks caused by the supersonic flight of an aircraft. Sonic booms generate enormous amounts of sound energy, sounding much like an explosion. Thunder is a type of natural sonic boom, created… …

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