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What is another word for humming?

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Adjective
Full of life, spirit, energy, or movement
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“The bustling streets of New York City are humming with energy and excitement twenty-four hours a day.”
Adjective
Having a strong unpleasant smell
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Adjective
Of, or related to, song or the act of singing
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Very active or busy and moving often
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Moving in a quivering or pulsating manner
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Producing a low, indistinct and continuous sound
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Packed or filled tightly
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Noun
The sound (or act) of making a humming sound, typically through vibration
“The calming humming of the air conditioner helped me fall asleep.”
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A low, indistinct continuous whispering sound
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A low droning or rumbling sound
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Singing, especially as a chant is sung
Verb
Present participle for to make a low, steady continuous sound
“The computers hum softly, their murmur subdued beneath the hubbub created by students as they chat.”
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Present participle for 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
Present participle for 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.”
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Present participle for to teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
“The caf├ęs hum with diners and drinkers.”
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(British, slang) Present participle for to smell unpleasant
“My feet really hum, and my GP told me to soak the soles in potassium permanganate.”
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Present participle for to function in an expected or specified manner
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Present participle for to make a loud, deep, resonant sound
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