the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
a humming noise
sing with closed lips
be noisy with activity
sound with a monotonous hum
make a low continuous sound
- A brief high-pitched humming or buzzing sound, such as that made by a swiftly passing object or a taut vibrating string.
- The earth hums to me today in the sun, like a woman at her spinning, some ballad of the ancient time in a forgotten tongue.
- The only sound he heard was the hum of the machine.
- A toy instrument with a membrane that produces a sound when a player hums or sings into the mouthpiece.