She smiled and began to hum, ever so quietly.
The hum of the translator was gone.
His energies flexed, the hum between them growing stronger.
The souls of his forefathers inhabited the obelisk, making it hum with immense power.
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.
"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 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.
Her body ceased shaking, and her confusion faded, replaced by the hum of the bond between them.
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.
The hum in the air became a whine almost too loud to bear.
Damian and Eden were closer, his deceptive display of relaxed power causing the air to hum with even more magic.
He began to hum a Dave Brubeck piece as he reached for a bottle of virgin olive oil.
On entering the ballroom the regular hum of voices, footsteps, and greetings deafened Natasha, and the light and glitter dazzled her still more.
By evening, the adjutants had spread it to all ends and parts of the army, and in the night from the nineteenth to the twentieth, the whole eighty thousand allied troops rose from their bivouacs to the hum of voices, and the army swayed and started in one enormous mass six miles long.
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.
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.
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.
Since the 4th century Tell Hum has been pointed out by all the Christian writers of importance as the site of Capernaum.
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.
She removed the translator and replaced it, satisfied at the faint hum indicating it was working once more.
On that third of March, all the rooms in the English Club were filled with a hum of conversation, like the hum of bees swarming in springtime.
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.
With an incessant hum of voices the crowd advanced to the table.
It was allegedly her translator and emitted a low-level hum similar to the walls.
Tell Hum (as the name is generally spelt, though Talliam would probably be preferable for several reasons) is an important ruin on the shore, south of the last-mentioned site.
A conspicuous building has been erected close to the water, from the fragments of the Tell Hum synagogue.
The hum around the Other assured Jule there was only one person in the alley without any sort of otherworldly power.
She tapped her translator again despite the hum and determined he was ignoring her.
It comprised the principalities of Tribunia or Travunja, with its capital at Trebinje; and Hlum or Hum, the Zachlumia of Constantine Porphyrogenitus, who gives a clear picture of this region as it was in the 10th century.'
Between Tell Hum and Minyeh is Tell `Oreimeh, the site of a forgotten Amorite city.
bhUmi (earth) bUmi bumi hum dhita (Orhc) data data dad gharma (heat) garema garma garm.
No ancient remains of Jewish synagogues exist except those that have been identified in some of the ancient Galilean towns, such as Tell Hum (Talhum), Kerazeh, Kefr Bir`im, and elsewhere.
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.
Then he lifted his head, stretched his neck as if he intended to say something, but immediately, with affected indifference, began to hum to himself, producing a queer sound which immediately broke off.
The wax candles burned brightly, the silver and crystal gleamed, so did the ladies' toilets and the gold and silver of the men's epaulets; servants in scarlet liveries moved round the table, the clatter of plates, knives, and glasses mingled with the animated hum of several conversations.
Through the door came the regular hum of a lathe.
At a sufficient distance over the woods this sound acquires a certain vibratory hum, as if the pine needles in the horizon were the strings of a harp which it swept.
hum of conversation is heard from the adjoining room stage left.
Best in a screened case but will work with slight hum in plastic sandwich box.
The siu mai dumplings are particularly tasty, as are the hum bow buns.
The hum and the tierce in the chimed bell do not affect the initial sensation of pitch, despite the loudness of these partials.
A bad hum usually means that the main electrolytic capacitors have come to the end of the road.
They produce 45 decibels of sound, i.e. no louder than the hum of an air-conditioner.
It has a slightly flat hum and a strong, very flat prime and has large doublets on all its important partials.
However they could vibrate at much lower harmonics, which could feasibly give rise to a low frequency hum.
removing hiss, clicks and pops, rumble, and pitched hum.
At low speed, the fan emits a barely audible hum.
Likewise, we should have heard a vibrant hum of energy to highlight its alien power.
All is silent save for the faint hum of well inflated tires on the dry road.
There was always a loud hum audible from the enormous transformer.
Day after day there was a steady, quiet hum for the ninety minutes the teacher worked and the children played.
A sleepy village by all accounts, but with a gentle hum of activity.
There is a constant hum coming from the hospital, where patients lie in the spanking new building attended 24 hours by medical staff.
hum of insects or the chatter of birds.
At the time of the voting book 5 wasn't out or it would also have been here, ho hum.
How does the number of times om mani padme hum is said affect one's life?
Five hours later and a diagnosis of broken metacarpal (3rd) knuckle, ho hum off I toddled home!
TFT monitors don't make electric guitars hum, and hum is your enemy when it comes to recording.
We sit as the hydraulic motors hum and whine on our mount.
Ben the pews the hum o spikk wis aa o the tragedie.
No longer do we hear the thud of the mill engine nor the hum of the high-speed drum as it thrashes the sheaves.
So you want to get rid of every little squeak and hum?
In bell founding these partials have acquired their own names of hum tone, prime, tierce, quint, and nominal.
From the chart, one can see that the nominal, tierce and prime were barely touched, the hum lowered a little.
From time to time sheÃ¢d hum a tune under her breath, but she didnÃ¢t know she was doing it.
Bored with the hum drum formulations of current cosmetics, Vincent Longo began creating his own color mixtures in 1994.
Online features breaking news stories as they unfold as well as gossip from The Hum, The Awful Truth and Planet Gossip.
Your dog will have to listen to the constant hum of dryers. clippers and numerous other dogs barking all day.
Not to sound dire here, but a poorly installed fan can wobble, rattle or hum, and even pull away from the ceiling.
Some may sing, hum or whistle along with the tune, while others may dance or clap their hands.
These large round plankton hum as you spin them.
When the mood is eerie, the soundtrack is great, as less attention is given to the music and it becomes more of a background hum, but embark upon a quest and the extravaganza of melody and harmony just unleashes an attack on your ear drums.
The main sign of PDA is a constant heart murmur that sounds like the hum of a refrigerator or other machinery.
Regardless of whether you like country Christmas songs or Christmas songs for Christ, you can find holiday tunes to hum along with in any genre.
Many holiday songs popularized in English are enjoyed throughout the world, and it's interesting to hear the slight changes to lyrics or melody, but be able to hum along anyway.
The good news, though, is that lead singer Kevin Rowland was right when he sang, "I'll hum this tune forever."
Another popular alternative rock band, Fall Out Boy, used the chorus from Hallelujah in their song Hum Hallelujah.
This included voices for R2-D2 and Chewbacca, the hum and hiss of lightsabers, the squeaks and groans of machinery, and the whistling screech of ships zooming through space.
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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.
Scranton was my babyâ€”I wanted to see it hum but Brunell wasn't the hummer for the job.
The last sound to reach his ears as he dropped off to sleep was the hum of the vacuum cleaner competing with the twang of Merle Haggard on the disc player.
The obelisk groaned, and 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.
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