OTHER WORDS FROM humminghum·ming·ly, adverb
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Even at its maximum level, I could still hear muffled but very present versions of an AC humming or the traffic noises of a mildly busy New York City street.Shure AONIC 50 review: Studio-quality sound, but not reference-grade noise-canceling|Billy Cadden|July 7, 2021|Popular-Science
It starts off like any other Lana tune, replete with minor chords and humming, distorted vocals.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the recovery gets genuinely humming, we could start seeing months between 300,000 and 400,000 next year.Why You Don’t Know Obama Has Created 4.5 Million Jobs|Michael Tomasky|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I hear him humming—a long, flat note, more electric than musical.Pete Dexter’s Indelible Portrait of Author Norman Maclean|Pete Dexter|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was like some comedic humming bird, flitting from Megan Mullally to Eric McCormack to Debra Messing.The Failure of ‘Sean Saves the World’ Is Epically Disappointing|Kevin Fallon|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Expect to leave the tribute happily humming the haunting notes of “Alfie” and not minding any raindrops falling on your head.10 Best Plays of the Year: Richard III, No Man’s Land, and More|Janice Kaplan|December 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Many so-called "humming tones" are given for practice, but in accepting them observe whether the foregoing principle is obeyed.
This may be done by taking the humming tone and bringing to bear upon it a strong pressure of energy.
The m relates it to the nares or humming tone (which is the basis of all resonance in the voice).
Like many other Yankee notions, it did not thrive here, and the humming of those bees soon ceased.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
About an hour after resuming their walk, the major went off in hot pursuit of an enormous bee, which he saw humming round a bush.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne