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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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Finally there is Mohit Chauhan singing the melodious Chala aaya pyar, a very hummable and breezy tune that makes you sway in harmony.
THIS Rodgers and Hammerstein show has its fair share of easily hummable melodies, but it is deceptively complex - certainly in terms of its dramatic theme which is a collision between East and the imperialistic West in the mid 19th century - but also in its music.
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The songs are as hummable as ever, the performances perfectly in keeping with the ornate theatrical style and the production is blessed with excellent direction from Joel Schumacher.
Fusing 21st century beats, '80s guitars and '70s keyboards into a set of barbed yet highly danceable and hummable pop songs, the material is drawn from their excellent debut album Night Vision.
For the sake of variety, such adjectives are modified by tautological adverbs: addictively hummable, pleasantly hummable, fetchingly simple, playfully rhythmic, or plaintively modal.
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From the opening instrumental, "Arcadian Two-step," through the Grateful-Dead-like "Basic Lady," the high spirits of "Zydeco Gris-gris," the rollicking high spirits and hilarity of "Grand Mamou," the complex and compelling "Mardi-Gras," and the sweet closer, "Sugarfoot Rag," this is a diverse musical collection that explores rock, Cajun, country, Zydeco, swamp-pop, you name it -- and makes it all sound like the most fun, danceable, hummable music in the world.