Definitions for warbleˈwɔr bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. warble(verb)

    a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly

  2. warble, trill, quaver(verb)

    sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below

  3. yodel, warble, descant(verb)

    sing by changing register; sing by yodeling

    "The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains"

Wiktionary

  1. warble(Noun)

    a lesion under the skin of an animal, caused by a bot fly

  2. warble(Noun)

    In naval mine warfare, the process of varying the frequency of sound produced by a narrow band noisemaker to ensure that the frequency to which the mine will respond is covered.

  3. warble(Verb)

    to modulate a tone's frequency

  4. warble(Verb)

    to sing like a bird, especially with trills.

  5. Origin: From Middle English werble.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Warble(noun)

    a small, hard tumor which is produced on the back of a horse by the heat or pressure of the saddle in traveling

  2. Warble(noun)

    a small tumor produced by the larvae of the gadfly in the backs of horses, cattle, etc. Called also warblet, warbeetle, warnles

  3. Warble(noun)

    see Wormil

  4. Warble(verb)

    to sing in a trilling, quavering, or vibratory manner; to modulate with turns or variations; to trill; as, certain birds are remarkable for warbling their songs

  5. Warble(verb)

    to utter musically; to modulate; to carol

  6. Warble(verb)

    to cause to quaver or vibrate

  7. Warble(verb)

    to be quavered or modulated; to be uttered melodiously

  8. Warble(verb)

    to sing in a trilling manner, or with many turns and variations

  9. Warble(verb)

    to sing with sudden changes from chest to head tones; to yodel

  10. Warble(noun)

    a quavering modulation of the voice; a musical trill; a song

  11. Origin: [OE. werbelen, OF. werbler; of Teutonic origin; cf. G. wirbeln to turn, to warble, D. wervelen, akin to E. whirl. See Whirl.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. warble

    In naval mine warfare, the process of varying the frequency of sound produced by a narrow band noisemaker to ensure that the frequency to which the mine will respond is covered.


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