What does rumble mean?

Definitions for rumble
ˈrʌm bəlrum·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rumble, rumbling, grumble, grumbling(noun)

    a loud low dull continuous noise

    "they heard the rumbling of thunder"

  2. rumble(noun)

    a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage

  3. rumble, gang fight(verb)

    a fight between rival gangs of adolescents

  4. rumble, grumble(verb)

    make a low noise

    "rumbling thunder"

  5. grumble, growl, rumble(verb)

    to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds

    "he grumbled a rude response"; "Stones grumbled down the cliff"

Wiktionary

  1. rumble(Noun)

    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.

  2. rumble(Noun)

    A street fight or brawl.

  3. rumble(Verb)

    To make a low pitched noise.

  4. rumble(Verb)

    To discover deceitful or underhanded behaviour.

    The police is going to rumble your hideout.

  5. rumble(Verb)

    To move while making a rumbling noise.

    The truck rumbled over the rough road.

  6. rumble(Verb)

    fight, brawl.

  7. rumble(Interjection)

    An onomatopoeia describing a rumbling noise

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rumble(verb)

    to make a low, heavy, continued sound; as, the thunder rumbles at a distance

  2. Rumble(verb)

    to murmur; to ripple

  3. Rumble(noun)

    a noisy report; rumor

  4. Rumble(noun)

    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

  5. Rumble(noun)

    a seat for servants, behind the body of a carriage

  6. Rumble(noun)

    a rotating cask or box in which small articles are smoothed or polished by friction against each other

  7. Rumble(verb)

    to cause to pass through a rumble, or shaking machine. See Rumble, n., 4

  8. Origin: [OE. romblen, akin to D. rommelen, G. rumpeln, Dan. rumle; cf. Icel. rymja to roar.]

Freebase

  1. Rumble

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rumble

    rum′bl, v.i. to make a confused noise from rolling heavily: to roll about.—v.t. to rattle.—n. a low, heavy, continued sound: a jarring roar, rumour: confusion: a seat for servants behind a carriage: a revolving box in which articles are polished by mutual attrition.—ns. Rum′bler; Rum′ble-tum′ble, a rumble-seat; Rum′bling, a low, heavy, continued sound.—adv. Rum′blingly. [Teut.; found in Dut. rommelen, rummeln.]

CrunchBase

  1. Rumble

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Anagrams for rumble »

  1. lumber

  2. umbrel

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rumble in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rumble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of rumble in a Sentence

  1. Tony Arreguin:

    A minute or so later, a big rumble.

  2. Christine Mercer:

    You could kind of hear the rumble and then there was a jerk and that was it.

  3. Rodrigo Duterte:

    At the age of 16, I already killed someone. A real person, a rumble, a stabbing, i was just 16 years old. It was just over a look. How much more now that I am president.

  4. Veterinarian Caroline Hecker:

    They don’t understand that it’s the Fourth of July. They don’t understand there’s a thunderstorm coming. They just feel those pressure changes, they hear that rumble, and they think their world is coming to an end.

  5. Veterinarian Caroline Hecker:

    It’s so out of the blue, they don’t understand that it’s the Fourth of July. They don’t understand there’s a thunderstorm coming. They just feel those pressure changes, they hear that rumble, and they think their world is coming to an end.

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Translations for rumble

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  • dunění, dunět, pouliční rvačka, hřmět, rachotit, rvát se, burácení, servat se, burácet, rachot, pouliční bitka, lomoz, lomozitCzech
  • Poltern, Rumpeln, Grollen, SchlägereiGerman
  • retumbar, pelea callejera, riñaSpanish
  • rymistä, rymistää, kurista, ryminä, jyminä, jyrinä, jymy, jymistä, rymistellä, jytinä, tappelu, jylinä, rymytä, rähinöidä, ratsata, jyristä, ottaa yhteen, jyristellä, jyry, rähinäFinnish
  • gargouillement, grondement, gronder, borborygmeFrench
  • morgás, dörmögés, morog, dörgés, dörmög, bunyózik, korog, bunyóHungarian
  • 怒るJapanese
  • whēorooro, whakarūrū, wheoro, kokōMāori
  • straatgevechtDutch
  • rumling, rumleNorwegian
  • brigarPortuguese
  • дра́ка, гро́хот, потасо́вка, грохота́ть, громыха́ть, сты́чка, громыха́ние, грохота́ньеRussian
  • gjëmojAlbanian
  • skaka, kurra, oväsen, bråk, dån, skramla, bråka, rumla, leva, väsen, rassla, morra, gny, kivas, liv, bullerSwedish
  • homurtu, gümbürtü, gürleme, dövüşTurkish
  • groûlerWalloon

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