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Noun: humming  hú-ming
  1. A humming noise
    "the humming of distant traffic";
    - hum
     
  2. The act of singing with closed lips
Verb: hum (hummed,humming)  húm
  1. Sing with closed lips
    "She hummed a melody"
     
  2. Be noisy with activity
    "This office is humming with activity";
    - buzz, seethe
     
  3. Sound with a monotonous hum
    - thrum
     
  4. Make a low continuous sound
    "The refrigerator is humming"
     
  5. [Brit] Smell badly and offensively
    - reek, stink

Derived forms: hummings

Type of: be, go, make noise, noise, resound, sing, singing, smell, sound, vocalising [Brit], vocalizing

Encyclopedia: Humming

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