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Definitions of hum:
  • noun:   a humming noise
    Example: "The hum of distant traffic"
  • noun:   an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
  • noun:   the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    Example: "There is a constant hum of military preparation"
  • verb:   sound with a monotonous hum
  • verb:   be noisy with activity
  • verb:   sing with closed lips
    Example: "She hummed a melody"
  • verb:   make a low continuous sound
    Example: "The refrigerator is humming"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #56600)

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