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hum

verb /ham/ ( past tense, past participle hummed)
to make a musical sound with closed lips
tararear, canturrear
He was humming a tune to himself.
to make a similar sound
zumbar
The bees were humming round the hive.
to be active
estar en actividad, bullir
Things are really humming round here.
humming bird noun a small brightly-coloured/-colored American bird which makes a humming sound with its wings.
colibrí
(Definition of hum from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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