"Hum?" he answered in a sleepy voice.
The room, in near total darkness, held a barely audible hum for background music.
While the hum of the machines broke up the silence of the room, I was making zero progress.
The hum around the Other assured Jule there was only one person in the alley without any sort of otherworldly power.
His energies flexed, the hum between them growing stronger.
The walls of the underground facility were trembling from a shockwave of power that made her Guardian senses hum with danger.
With the hum of their bonds and the satiation of the blood exchange, she ventured a look at him.
Her body ceased shaking, and her confusion faded, replaced by the hum of the bond between them.
The train lurched forward, the gentle hum of electricity soon pushing her into a near-doze, until the train lurched to a halt.
There was no other purr aside from the constant, low hum similar to the hum surrounding electric wires.
The hum of the translator was gone.
The hum of a spacecraft made her pulse leap again, and her eyes found the small craft descending from the sky to a landing point a hundred meters away.
He began to hum a Dave Brubeck piece as he reached for a bottle of virgin olive oil.
She smiled and began to hum, ever so quietly.
In spite of the cloudy weather and the threat of rain, Dean ended the daylight hours listening to the hum of his bike tires on the country roads west of Parkside.
The souls of his forefathers inhabited the obelisk, making it hum with immense power.
The hum in the air became a whine almost too loud to bear.
It made his blood hum with impending battle fever, but he ignored the silent challenge.
Damian and Eden were closer, his deceptive display of relaxed power causing the air to hum with even more magic.
Hence, by inserting a break-and-make key in the circuit of the battery, coil or dynamo, the uniform noise or hum in the telephone can be cut up into periods of long and short noises, which can be made to yield the signals of the Morse alphabet.
By the use of a key in the battery circuit as well as an interrupter or current reverser, signals can be given by breaking up the continuous hum in the telephone into long and short periods.
The signals were sent by cutting up the continuous hum in the telephone into long and short periods in accordance with the Morse code by manipulating the key in the primary circuit.
Indeed, everything that could hum, or buzz, or sing, or bloom had a part in my education-noisy-throated frogs, katydids and crickets held in my hand until forgetting their embarrassment, they trilled their reedy note, little downy chickens and wildflowers, the dogwood blossoms, meadow-violets and budding fruit trees.
I was as much affected by the faint hum of a mosquito making its invisible and unimaginable tour through my apartment at earliest dawn, when I was sitting with door and windows open, as I could be by any trumpet that ever sang of fame.
It seemed by the distant hum as if somebody's bees had swarmed, and that the neighbors, according to Virgil's advice, by a faint tintinnabulum upon the most sonorous of their domestic utensils, were endeavoring to call them down into the hive again.
And when the sound died quite away, and the hum had ceased, and the most favorable breezes told no tale, I knew that they had got the last drone of them all safely into the Middlesex hive, and that now their minds were bent on the honey with which it was smeared.
On entering the ballroom the regular hum of voices, footsteps, and greetings deafened Natasha, and the light and glitter dazzled her still more.
Whatever question arose, a swarm of these drones, without having finished their buzzing on a previous theme, flew over to the new one and by their hum drowned and obscured the voices of those who were disputing honestly.
Many voices shouted and talked at the same time, so that Count Rostov had not time to signify his approval of them all, and the group increased, dispersed, re-formed, and then moved with a hum of talk into the largest hall and to the big table.