Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

continuous murmur

continuous murmur in Medicine

continuous murmur n.
A murmur heard without interruption throughout systole and into diastole.

The American HeritageĀ® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright Ā© 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for continuous murmur
Historical Examples
  • Indeed, between the sounds of the cannon a continuous murmur could be heard.

    A Girl of the Commune George Alfred Henty
  • They kept up a continuous murmur, punctuated with gales of laughter.

    Black Oxen

    Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • A continuous murmur, scarcely human, rose from the crowd below.

  • Like the continuous murmur of a brook, it gladdened as well as soothed.

  • There was a deep, continuous murmur from the cows like the voice of the earth talking to itself at twilight.

    The Trail Book Mary Austin
  • The water, clear as crystal, as it hurries on over the rocks, keeps up a continuous murmur.

    The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty
  • The rain fell with a continuous murmur, and evidently in slender threads, for it scarcely pattered on the tent.

    Old Caravan Days Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • And there was a sound, faint, distorted perhaps by the acoustics of this place, but keeping up a continuous murmur.

    Storm Over Warlock Andre Norton
  • After a further flight of half a mile, this variable sigh changed to a continuous murmur.

    Overland

    John William De Forest
  • A field of these berries in June sends forth a continuous murmur like that of an enormous hive.

    Locusts and Wild Honey John Burroughs

Word of the Day

Nearby words for continuous murmur

Word Value for continuous

12
17
Scrabble Words With Friends