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bruit

noun

Definition of bruit

  1. 1 \ˈbrüt\ archaic a :  noise, din b :  report, rumor

  2. 2 \ˈbrü-ē\ [French, literally, noise] :  any of several generally abnormal sounds heard on auscultation



Examples of bruit

  1. <a film that captures the thunderous fury of medieval warfare and the bruit of a thousand clashing swords>



Origin of bruit

Middle English, from Anglo-French, noise


First Known Use: 15th century


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bruit

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verb \ˈbrüt\

Definition of bruit

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  report, rumor —usually used with about <word of his imminent dismissal was bruited about>



15th Century

First Known Use of bruit

15th century


Medical Dictionary

bruit

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noun \ˈbrü-ē\

Medical Definition of bruit

  1. :  any of several generally abnormal sounds heard on auscultation <an audible bruit produced by an artery>




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