Define humming. humming synonyms, humming pronunciation, humming translation, English dictionary definition of humming. v. hummed , hum·ming , hums v. intr. 1. a. To emit a continuous low droning sound like that of the speech sound when prolonged. b. To emit the continuous...
hum′ing, n. a low, murmuring sound, like that made by bees.—ns. Humm′ing-bird, a tropical bird, of brilliant plumage and rapid flight, from the humming sound of its wings; Humm′ing-top, a top which when spun gives a humming sound. [Hum.]
The humming economy helped to mask those problems, since there was less of a reason to act on them while everyone was making money. Passive shareholders are those who own an interest in the company, but who are not involved in management or as an employee .
Then slowly the hissing passed into a humming, into a long, loud, droning noise. Forth- with the hissing and humming ceased, and the black, dome- like object sank slowly out of sight into the pit. Petritsky, still humming, winked and made a pout with his lips, as though he would say: "Oh, yes, we know your Bryansky."