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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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Heaven knows I could no a-picked hum out of a crowd, though he'll be havin' your nose I'm thunkun'.
Don't let her bear more tull the north'ard than west-by-north,' I said tull hum, 'an' ye wull be all right.
He asks every shup he meets upon the sea tull ot last he meets wuth a shup thot's been tull Voloparaiso, an' the captun o' thot shup tells hum the way.
A French barque was lyin' alongside the dock an' I spoke tull the captun, askun' hum what he would charge when work for the day was done, tull haul clear for a couple o' hours an' let me un.
It is repeated by all the bugles of all the subordinate commanders; the sharp metallic notes assert themselves above the hum of the advance, and penetrate the sound of the cannon.
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Hum will work closely with REBNY members, government officials and other stakeholders to promote policies that will expand New York City's economy, encourage the development and renovation of commercial and residential real property, enhance the city's appeal to investors and residents, and facilitate property management.
They were asked to hum 10 seconds of a tune of their choosing without naming it, and the band - fiddler Pete Challoner, accordion-player Tim Dalling and John Pope on double bass - had the tricky task of picking up the thread of it and playing along.
Our Pakistani dramas have stayed honest to our culture and are close to reality," said the face of Hum TV Awards, Atiqa Odho.
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When you're surrounded by hundreds of bike lights, it's a very different feeling,'' Hum said.
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.