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buzz

verb  us   /bʌz/

buzz verb (MAKE SOUND)

[I/T] to make a continuous, low sound such as the sound some insects make, or to move quickly while making this sound: [I] Something was buzzing around me as I tried to sleep. [I/T] Someone who buzzes you calls you by using a device that makes a low, continuous sound: [T] All were expected to run, literally, into McLaughlin’s office whenever he buzzed them.

buzz verb (BE FILLED WITH)

[I] to be filled with excitement, activity, or sounds: The place was buzzing with excitement.

buzz

noun [C usually sing]  us   /bʌz/

buzz noun [C usually sing] (MAKE SOUND)

a continuous, low sound: the buzz of conversation infml A buzz is also a telephone call: I’ll give you a buzz early next week.
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