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English definition of “rumble”

rumble

verb [I] (SOUND)    /ˈrʌm.bl̩/
to make a continuous low sound: Please excuse my stomach rumbling - I haven't eaten all day. The tanks rumbled (= moved slowly, making a continuous noise) across the battlefield.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact rumble     noun [C] We could hear the rumble of distant guns/thunder.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
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