humming

humming
noun
1. a humming noise (Freq. 1)
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the hum of distant traffic

Syn: ↑hum
Derivationally related forms: ↑hum, ↑hum (for: ↑hum)
Hypernyms: ↑noise
2. the act of singing with closed lips (Freq. 1)
Derivationally related forms: ↑hum
Hypernyms: ↑singing, ↑vocalizing

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