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growl

Jazz an effect resembling a growl, produced at the back of the throat when playing a wind instrument

growl

[grau̇l]
(geophysics)
Noise heard when strata are subjected to great pressure.

Growl

Notification software for Mac OS X applications. Web browsers, download managers, email clients and other programs employ Growl to display a small pop-up window that alerts the user to some event such as new mail or a completed download. Users can choose the Growl's window style and degree of translucency. For more information, visit www.growl.info.
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I approached him and said, 'Good luck with the penalty' and he just growled in my face.
The defendants made a prima fade showing of entitlement to summary judgment by presenting evidence that the defendants' dog was a playful animal, and the defendants had no knowledge that the dog ever growled at, chased, bitten or attacked anyone.
Brandon growled and opened and closed his jaw, slamming his teeth like an animal would," the report said, (http://www.
The menacing black bear growled as it approached, and took a swipe at her after she kicked at it, she said.
When he growled at her, expressing his discomfort and fear with the process, she told him "No
1 : to make a deep threatening sound <The dog growled.
I'm not trying to externalize and act the role of a sheep dog right now,'' growled Downey.