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  • n. Any loud noise, such as from an elephant.
  • v. Present participle of blare.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. harshly or unpleasantly loud (in sound intensity); -- used mostly of electronic entertainment devices, such as TV, radio, or phonograph.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a loud harsh or strident noise
  • adj. unpleasantly loud and penetrating

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