Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A low, heavy, continued rattling or jarring sound; a rumble. The peculiar rumbling of the bowels is technically called borborygmus.
GNU Webster's 1913
- a. & n. from rumble, v. i.
- adj. continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound
- n. a loud low dull continuous noise
“That left behind 97% of what they call the rumbling radioactive volcano including something like 216 tons of highly radioactive graphite and uranium.”
“As he bit into a roast beef sandwich aboard an Acela train rumbling toward New York recently, he looked out the window and observed: "We've got a hard road to go, but we've been down hard roads like this.”
“Resulting in much rumbling from the allies, but no serious intervention.”
“This canteen (with a funnel on its top, like a cavalier cap slouched over the eyes) was set on edge upon the puncheon, with the hole toward myself; and through this hole, which seemed puckered up like the mouth of a very precise old maid, the creature was emitting certain rumbling and grumbling noises which he evidently intended for intelligible talk.”
“More rumbling from the weapon of choice, and Jones looked satisfied, “Yeah, that should buy us some time.””
“Syracuse went ahead 7-0 late in the first quarter, despite some early rumbling from the home crowd.”
“PICCIOTTO: What happened was the rumbling was the South Tower collapsing.”
“The rumbling was a soothing, subliminal presence coursing like a heatbeat through a great ship's deck, palpable everywhere you stood.”
“This then was the noise I heard,' I said; 'the rumbling was the falling of the earth; the shriek was the tearing down of trees.”
“The NBA is nothing if not a giant trade rumour but this one involving the Raptors piques your attention: The rumbling is the Raps considering sending underachieving point guard Jose Calderon to Sacramento for the Kevin Martin who doesn't curl.”
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