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Verb
To make a low, steady continuous sound
“The computers hum softly, their murmur subdued beneath the hubbub created by students as they chat.”
Verb
To sing with closed lips
“Mother would commonly hum or sing while she got ready, and sometimes I would sing along or just listen.”
Verb
To be in a state of great activity
“Windsor and the surrounding towns hum with great places to eat, drink, and be as merry as a monarch.”
Verb
To teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
“The cafés hum with diners and drinkers.”
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(British, slang) To smell unpleasant
“My feet really hum, and my GP told me to soak the soles in potassium permanganate.”
Verb
To resonate
Verb
To function in an expected or specified manner
Verb
To make a loud, deep, resonant sound
Noun
A low, steady continuous sound
“A couple of hours had passed, and the steady hum of the motors was beginning to make them drowsy.”
Noun
An unpleasant or unhealthy smell or vapor
Noun
Acoustical noise
Noun
An underlying quality or feeling
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A thing that can be heard
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