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Definition of "rumbling" []

  • To make or cause to make a deep resonant sound (verb)
  • To move with such a sound (verb)
  • To utter with a rumbling sound (verb)
  • To tumble (metal components, gemstones, etc) in a barrel of smooth stone in order to polish them (verb)
  • To find out about (someone or something); discover (something) (verb)
  • To be involved in a gang fight (verb)
  • A deep resonant sound (noun)
  • A widespread murmur of discontent (noun)
  • A gang fight (noun)
  • Deep and slow sounding. (adjective)

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  • The sound of complaint. (noun)
  • Present participle of rumble. (verb)

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Use "rumbling" in a sentence
  • "That left behind 97% of what they call the rumbling radioactive volcano including something like 216 tons of highly radioactive graphite and uranium."
  • "As he bit into a roast beef sandwich aboard an Acela train rumbling toward New York recently, he looked out the window and observed: "We've got a hard road to go, but we've been down hard roads like this.""
  • "Resulting in much rumbling from the allies, but no serious intervention."