Definitions for rumbleˈrʌm bəl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
rum•bleˈrʌm bəl(v.; n.)-bled, -bling
(v.i.)to make a deep, somewhat muffled, continuous sound, as thunder.
to move or travel with such a sound.
Slang. to take part in a street fight between teenage gangs.
Category: Status (usage)
(v.t.)to give forth or utter with a rumbling sound.
to cause to make or move with a rumbling sound.
(n.)a deep, somewhat muffled, continuous sound.
Slang. a street fight between rival teenage gangs.
Category: Status (usage)
Origin of rumble:
1325–75; (v.) ME, romblen, rumblen; cf. D rommelen, prob. of imit. orig.; (n.) ME, der. of the v.
rumble, rumbling, grumble, grumbling(noun)
a loud low dull continuous noise
"they heard the rumbling of thunder"
a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage
rumble, gang fight(verb)
a fight between rival gangs of adolescents
make a low noise
grumble, growl, rumble(verb)
to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds
"he grumbled a rude response"; "Stones grumbled down the cliff"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to make a long low sound
thunder rumbling in the distance; the rumble of military tanks
A low pitched irregular noise, such as that of thunder or a hungry stomach.
The rumble from passing trucks made it hard to sleep at night.
A street fight or brawl.
To make a low pitched noise.
To discover deceitful or underhanded behaviour.
The police is going to rumble your hideout.
To move while making a rumbling noise.
The truck rumbled over the rough road.
An onomatopoeia describing a rumbling noise
to make a low, heavy, continued sound; as, the thunder rumbles at a distance
to murmur; to ripple
a noisy report; rumor
a low, heavy, continuous sound like that made by heavy wagons or the reverberation of thunder; a confused noise; as, the rumble of a railroad train
a seat for servants, behind the body of a carriage
a rotating cask or box in which small articles are smoothed or polished by friction against each other
to cause to pass through a rumble, or shaking machine. See Rumble, n., 4
A rumble is a form of low-frequency noise created by a random sound wave existing between certain limitation points. In audio rumble refers to a low frequency sound from the bearings inside a turntable. This is most noticeable in low quality turntables with ball bearings. Higher quality turntables use slide bearings, minimizing rumble. Some phono pre-amplifiers implement a rumble filter, in an attempt to remove the noise. A heavier platter can also help dampen this. Rumble measurement is carried out on turntables which tend to generate very low frequency noise originating from the centre bearing and from drive pulleys or belts, as well as from irregularities in the record disc itself. It can be heard as low-frequency noise and becomes a serious problem when playing records on audio systems with a good low-frequency response. Even when not audible, rumble can cause intermodulation, modulating of the amplitude of other frequencies. The ‘unweighted’ response curve is intended for use in assessing the level of inaudible rumble with such intermodulation in mind.
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Translations for rumble
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
this kind of sound
the rumble of thunder.
- estrondoPortuguese (BR)
- das Rumpeln, das RollenGerman
- μουγκρητό, μπουμπουνητόGreek
- retumbo, ruido sordoSpanish
- קוֹל רַעַםHebrew
- घर्घर, घड़घड़ाहट, गड़गड़ाहटHindi
- grmljavina, (potmula) tutnjavaCroatian
- druna, gnÿrIcelandic
- 우르렁하는 소리Korean
- dundėjimas, urzgimasLithuanian
- duna; dārdiLatvian
- bulder, rumling, drønnNorwegian
- bubuit, bubuiturăRomanian
- gürleme, guruldamaTurkish
- 隆隆聲Chinese (Trad.)
- грюкання, гуркотінняUkrainian
- tiếng ầm ầmVietnamese
- 隆隆声Chinese (Simp.)
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