A low rumble brought her attention to the horizon.
No amorous rumble on this Saturday night.
A small rock trickled down, bouncing and skipping before stopping by Dean's shoe—the slight noise was a rumble in the mountain stillness.
He laughed, the rumble of his chest causing her to raise her head.
Deidre landed on her back beside her, and Katie pulled Toby against her. They huddled on the ground, waiting for the trees to crush them or the demons to snatch them. The ground continued to rumble. Slowly, the sounds died down then fell silent. Katie peered apprehensively out at the world.
An hour later she woke to the rumble of thunder.
The ground beneath them moved suddenly, a low rumble that made the beds shake.
In the distance, the rumble of engines suggested other searchers.
A low rumble attracted her attention skyward.
In loud sounds, such as a peal of thunder from a near flash, or the report of a gun, the effect may be considerable, and the rumble of the thunder and the prolonged boom of the gun may perhaps be in part due to the breakdown of the wave when the crest of maximum pressure has moved up to the front, though it is probably due in part also to echo from the surfaces of heterogeneous masses of air.
But the rumble of the machinery made me think it was thundering, and I began to cry, because I feared if it rained we should not be able to have our picnic out of doors.
By the way there came up a shower, which compelled me to stand half an hour under a pine, piling boughs over my head, and wearing my handkerchief for a shed; and when at length I had made one cast over the pickerelweed, standing up to my middle in water, I found myself suddenly in the shadow of a cloud, and the thunder began to rumble with such emphasis that I could do no more than listen to it.
Let the thunder rumble; what if it threaten ruin to farmers' crops?
Amid the general rumble, the groans and voices of the wounded were more distinctly heard than any other sound in the darkness of the night.
A rumble of Russian and French voices and laughter filled the air round the tables in the square.