Definitions for hum

Definitions for (noun) hum

Main entry: hum, humming

Definition: a humming noise

Usage: the hum of distant traffic

Main entry: HUA, HUM, Harkat ul-Ansar, Harkat ul-Mujahedeen, Harkat-ul-Mujahidin, Al Faran, Movement of Holy Warriors

Definition: an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan

Main entry: busyness, hum

Definition: the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity

Usage: they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers; there is a constant hum of military preparation

Definitions for (verb) hum

Main entry: hum

Definition: sing with closed lips

Usage: She hummed a melody

Main entry: hum

Definition: make a low continuous sound

Usage: The refrigerator is humming

Main entry: thrum, hum

Definition: sound with a monotonous hum

Main entry: seethe, hum, buzz

Definition: be noisy with activity

Usage: This office is buzzing with activity

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