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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 Sound reinforcement system — A sound reinforcement system is an arrangement of microphones, electronic signal processors, amplifiers, and loudspeakers that makes live or pre recorded sounds usually music or speech louder, or that distributes the sound to a larger or more… …

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  • 3 The Sound of Music (film) — The Sound of Music Original poster by Howard Terpning Directed by Robert Wise Produced b …

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  • 4 Alpaca — Taxobox name = Alpaca status = DOM image width = 250px image caption = An unshorn Alpaca grazing regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Camelidae genus = Vicugna species = V. pacos binomial = Vicugna… …

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  • 5 buzz — ► NOUN 1) a low, continuous humming or murmuring sound. 2) the sound of a buzzer or telephone. 3) an atmosphere of excitement and activity. 4) informal a thrill. 5) informal a rumour. ► VERB 1) make a humming sound …

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  • 6 Red-billed Streamertail — male Conservation status …

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  • 7 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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  • 8 buzz — n. & v. n. 1 the hum of a bee etc. 2 the sound of a buzzer. 3 a a confused low sound as of people talking; a murmur. b a stir; hurried activity (a buzz of excitement). c colloq. a rumour. 4 sl. a telephone call. 5 sl. a thrill; a euphoric… …

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  • 9 content — 01. The little boy spent the last day of school emptying his desk of its [contents] and playing with his friends. 02. We put the [contents] of the fridge in boxes so we could clean it. 03. The [content] of the play is of an adult nature. 04.… …

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  • 10 hum|ming|bird — «HUHM ihng BURD», noun. any one of a large group of very small, brightly colored American birds with a long, narrow bill and narrow wings that move so rapidly they make a humming sound in the air …

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  • 11 Singing — Sings and Vocals redirect here. For other uses, see Sings (disambiguation) and Vocals (disambiguation). Singer redirects here. For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). Harry Belafonte 1954 Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with… …

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  • 12 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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  • 13 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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  • 14 buzz — buzz1 buzzingly, adv. /buz/, n. 1. a low, vibrating, humming sound, as of bees, machinery, or people talking. 2. a rumor or report. 3. Informal. a phone call: When I find out, I ll give you a buzz. 4. Slang. a. a feeling of intense enthusiasm,… …

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  • 15 hum — [[t]hʌ̱m[/t]] hums, humming, hummed 1) VERB If something hums, it makes a low continuous noise. The birds sang, the bees hummed... Within five hours, the equipment will be humming away again... [V ing] There was a low humming sound in the sky. N… …

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  • 16 Art, Antiques, and Collections — ▪ 2003 Introduction       In 2002 major exhibitions such as Documenta 11 reflected the diverse nature of contemporary art: artists from a variety of cultures received widespread recognition for work ranging from installation to video to painting …

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  • 17 List of QI episodes (A series) — infobox tvseason season name = QI Series A caption = The front cover of the QI Series A DVD, featuring Stephen Fry (right) and Alan Davies (left). dvd release date = 6 November 2006 country = UK network = BBC first aired = 11 September 2003 last… …

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  • 18 buzz — I [[t]bʌz[/t]] n. 1) a low, vibrating, humming sound, as of bees or machinery 2) a rumor or report 3) inf Informal. a phone call 4) cvb sts Slang. a feeling of exhilaration or pleasant intoxication 5) to make a low, vibrating, humming sound 6) to …

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  • 19 buzz — /bʌz / (say buz) noun 1. a low, vibrating, humming sound, as of bees. 2. Colloquial a telephone call. 3. Colloquial a. a feeling of exhilaration or pleasure, especially as induced by drugs. b. a similar experience of pleasure, delight, etc.: I… …

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  • 20 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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