screaming


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screaming

[′skrēm·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
A form of combustion instability, especially in a liquid-propellant rocket engine, of relatively high frequency, characterized by a high-pitched noise.
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the leap, the screaming and the splashing of the horse, and the crunch crunch of bones; and yet again, the sombre twilight and the sad silence of the end of day, and then the great full-throated roar, sudden, like a trump of doom, and swift upon it the insane shrieking and chattering among the trees, and I, too, am trembling with fear and am one of the many shrieking and chattering among the trees.
I gritted my teeth at him, danced up and down, screaming an incoherent mockery and making antic faces.
A woman, screaming, ran forward and struck the ape-man across the face.
To right and left the blacks fled, screaming in terror.
This it was, the screaming of the women, that most tried my nerves.
These women, capable of the most sublime emotions, of the tenderest sympathies, were open-mouthed and screaming.
What's wanted to prevent her taking her child to the hen-roost to cure it of screaming fits is just.
But in what way this trouble of poverty and ignorance is to be cured by schools is as incomprehensible as how the hen-roost affects the screaming.
The bushes crackled behind him, and he sprang aside to let the locked forms of two men go by, rolling over and over down the hill, each striking when uppermost, and followed by a screaming woman who rained blows on the one who was patently not of her clan.
The result was that The four rocked back and forth, while the woman calmly went on screaming.
It was sufficient that he saw the woman reeling away from Billy and screaming with pain that was largely feigned.
The boarders, and the teachers, and the servants, fell back upon the stairs, and upon each other; and never was such a screaming, and fainting, and struggling beheld.