What does rumbling mean?

Definitions for rumbling
ˈrʌm blɪŋrum·bling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rumble, rumbling, grumble, grumblingadjective

    a loud low dull continuous noise

    "they heard the rumbling of thunder"

  2. grumbling, rumblingadjective

    continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound

    "the rumbling rolling sound of thunder"

Wiktionary

  1. rumblingnoun

    The sound of complaint.

  2. rumblingadjective

    Deep and slow sounding.

ChatGPT

  1. rumbling

    A rumbling refers to a continuous deep sound or a series of low, resonant noises. This sound can be associated with various things such as thunder, an empty stomach, an earthquake, or heavy machinery. It can also metaphorically refer to signs of discontent or agitation among a group of people.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rumbling

    a. & n. from Rumble, v. i

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rumbling in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rumbling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of rumbling in a Sentence

  1. Ryan Portish:

    I was laying down in bed with my dog, and all of a sudden, I heard a big rumbling sound, the whole entire house started shaking and I just knew that it was a tornado.

  2. Trevor Moffat:

    It sounded like a big tractor trailer passing by the road, rattling and shaking, guttural rumbling. ... We left everything there, grabbed my kid, my dog, got in the car with my wife, all the neighbors were outside, a lot of young people crying. Armageddon type reaction.

  3. Desionne Franklin:

    I could hear a rumbling and the rain was coming down hard and I said ‘we gotta go now,'.

  4. Steinar Midtskogen:

    A minute later or more a loud rumbling sound could be heard over a large area, perhaps up to 100 km( about 62 miles) away from where the meteor was seen straight overhead.

  5. Steve Gebbie:

    With the earthquakes, it was already a problem, the locals here know how to read what's going on with Pele( the legendary Hawaiian volcano goddess believed to control Kilauea's lava flows). And when it starts rumbling, she's definitely going to do something. We're in that zone.

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