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hum

 [hum]
a low, steady, prolonged sound.
venous hum a continuous blowing, singing, or humming murmur heard on auscultation over the right jugular vein in the sitting or erect position; it is an innocent sign that is obliterated on assumption of the recumbent position or on exerting pressure over the vein.

hum

(hŭm),
A low continuous murmur.
[echoic]

hum

(hum) a low, steady, prolonged sound.
venous hum  a continuous blowing, singing, or humming murmur heard on auscultation over the right jugular vein in the sitting or erect position; it is an innocent sign that is obliterated on assumption of the recumbent position or on exerting pressure over the vein.

hum

(hŭm)
A low continuous murmur.
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Hum Dono, the title track, is a perfect example of how the two co-leaders of the band were in complete sync: it's an example of the sounds of the East fusing with those of the West without either of them overpowering the other.
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Composer Suk-Jun Kim invited people to hum a song that reminded them of their childhood and record it at a humming booth set up at Seventeen Belmont Street.
But the cause behind the hum, and the reason why it affects just a tiny percentage of the population in certain areas, is still a mystery, despite many scientific investigations being conducted.
In conventional QbSH systems, the length of the humming/singing data is different from the reference music data, since a user tends to hum only a part instead of the whole song, and the humming/singing speed can be slower or faster than the original tempo of the melody.
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