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hum

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a monotonous sound like that of an insect in motion

  • we heard the hum of an outboard motor and a few minutes later the small craft came into sight
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hum

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1 to be copiously supplied

  • one restaurant was humming with diners, while a neighboring eatery was practically empty
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2 to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound

  • a helicopter hummed overhead
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