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hum
Definition:
The noise of bees and other insects in flight.

What does the acronym hum stand for?

HUM abbreviation definitions:
–  Houma, Louisiana USA
–  Humanis Group Limited

Synonyms:

adjective
articulate
intone.
noun
buzz
ringing, zoom, fizzle, whisper, whir, sibilation, purr, moan, sing in an undertone, sing without articulation, bum, sound, make a buzzing sound, hiss, sing low, vibrate, murmur, fizz, croon, ring, hum a tune.
drone
whirr, buzz, vibration.
group
Movement of Holy Warriors, Harkat ul-Ansar, Harkat ul-Mujahedeen, hum, Harkat-ul-Mujahidin, Al Faran, HUA.
hum
thrum, humming, seethe, buzz.
murmur
whispering, buzzing, rumor, susurration, muttering, babble, undertone, rumble, humming, grumble, mutter, murmuration.
rumble
chant, reverberation, clatter, grumble, chatter, racket, rumble, throb, rattle, buzz, thunder, beat, thrum, roll, drone, drum.
speed
zoom.
susurration
susurration.
susurrus
susurrus.
verb
bustle
scuttle, bestir, scamper, stir, rush, flutter, hustle, fuss, dash, run, hum, scurry, whirl, flit, scramble, hurry, dust, whisk, tear, hasten.
buzz
whiz, reverberate, sibilate.
communication
hum.
drone
vibrate, drawl, chant, nasalize, intone.
hum
sing low, rustle, drone, purr, bombilate, bumble, sound, whisper, bombinate, zoom, sing, throb, moan, bum, whir, trill, croon, mumble, strum, murmur, warble, thrum.
murmur
stage-whisper, ripple, gurgle, burble, drip, utter, tinkle, vocalize, stutter, stammer, verbalize, purl, flow, meander, voice, trickle, susurrate, growl.
operate
cook*, influence, conduct, exert, carry on, lift, roll, contrive, determine, complete, progress, finish, spin, promote, fulfill, produce a result, be in action, work, proceed, burn, act on, hit*, move, contact, concern, achieve, DO, convey, produce, advance, serve, accomplish, take, go, ordain, react, keep, click*, get results, benefit, bring about, tick, bend, direct, transport, turn, enforce, act, percolate, revolve, compel, behave, engage.
roll
resound, roar, boom, rattle, quaver, pattern, re-echo, echo, ruffle, cannonade, drum.
rumble
reverberate.
Examples of usage:
  1. Very far away I heard cannon- so far away that the hum of the cannonade was no louder than the panting of our horses on the white hill- road, and I could hear it only when the carriage stopped at intervals. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  2. Molly had begun to hum a tune to herself as she watched the rain. – The Gem Collector by P. G. Wodehouse
  3. His voice trailed off in a hum, then picked up again. – The Eye of Wilbur Mook by H. B. Hickey
  4. The distant sound of the music, and the hum of voices below, mingled strangely with her sad thoughts, and her rest was far different from her mother's. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  5. He'd be good to yuh, I know, and he's a hum- dinger about cows. – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan
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