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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

(hŭm)
A low continuous murmur.
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The average rate of clean gas consumption before the war was around 1.3 MCM/d for the nitrogen fertiliser plant and 200,000 CM/d for the Hums refinery.
Webb was one of many researchers who searched for the hum's cause in the 21st century.
The young man was abducted at a "flying check-point" just outside Damascus as he was driving to Hums. His car was also taken and later released.
"I don't know many of these Aberdeen hums, they are all new to me because I don't know much of the Scottish culture," says the South Korean composer.
Hums continuously checks aircraft health and usage by monitoring vibrations at numerous points throughout the drivetrain to pinpoint mechanical faults.
Already, a battle is occurring in Hums every two to three days.
"A hum on Hawaii, typically related to volcanic action, is heard in locations dozens of miles apart.
CPME will not replace the current system, but it will provide the means to integrate comprehensive maintenance recording and schedule planning with aircraft HUMS.
Information on restrictions, inefficiencies, inspections, and service schedules of an aircraft is collected by the IMD HUMS and stored on a data card.
The primary goal of the IMD HUMS is to enhance maintenance by collecting and processing data about the critical mechanical systems and life-limited components on the aircraft.
silvestris purrs while close in front of the female, then stands behind her with his head under her wing and hums -- "until the female accepts him or decamps." Other species use similar body language, suggesting the flies feel the vibrations of sound rather than hear them, says Hoy.