Hum – meaning of the word and examples

To make a continuous low sound. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To sing without opening your mouth. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To be busy and full of activity, excitement, sounds, or voices. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Make a low, steady continuous sound like that of a bee. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Sing with closed lips. (Oxford Dictionaries)

(of a place) be filled with a low, steady continuous sound. (Oxford Dictionaries)

To utter a sound like that of the speech sound \m\ prolonged. (Merriam – Webster)

To make the natural noise of an insect in motion or a similar sound: Drone. (Merriam -Webster)

To give forth a low continuous blend of sound. (Merriam -Webster)

If something hums, it makes a low continuous noise. (Collins Dictionary)


Mains hum.

Remove the 60 Hz Hum from a Signal.


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