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humming is hum's Present Participle

hum

US ['hʌmɪŋ]
UK ['hʌmɪŋ]
  • n.嗡嗡声;交流声;哼哼声;杂音
  • v.哼(歌曲);〔口语〕欺骗;发出嗡嗡声或呼呼声:;磕磕巴巴
  • int.哼!〔表示轻蔑
  • Web哼唱;哼唱之音;嗡嗡作响
Past Participle:hummed  Present Participle:humming  Simple Present:hums  
humming
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v.
1.
[i][t]
哼(曲子)to sing a tune with your lips closed
She was humming softly to herself.
她在轻声哼着曲子。
What's that tune you're humming?
你哼的是什么曲子?
2.
[i]
发嗡嗡声to make a low continuous sound
The computers were humming away.
计算机在嗡嗡作响。
3.
[i]
活跃;繁忙to be full of activity
The streets were beginning to hum with life.
街道开始热闹起来。
IDM
hum and haw
(informal)
犹豫不决;支支吾吾;嗯嗯呃呃to take a long time to make a decision or before you say sth
n.
1.
[sing]
~ (of sth)
嗡嗡声;嘈杂声a low continuous sound
the hum of bees/traffic/voices
蜜蜂的嗡嗡声;车辆的呜呜声;人的嘈杂声
The room filled with the hum of conversation.
房间里充满了嘈杂的谈话声。

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