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screeching

[′skrēch·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
A form of combustion instability, especially in an afterburner, of relatively high frequency, characterized by a harsh, shrill noise.

screeching

A condition of combustion instability in a gas turbine engine or an afterburner that manifests as a screeching (shrill and high-pitched) noise.
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The Art of Breaking Up (15) Screechingly manic and leadenly unfunny French sex farce involving goldigging suitors, opera divas and the usual bag of deceptions and misunderstandings.
There were the wide-ranging chats, at his instigation, in or around his LSE office--Peter's erudition and acuity were dazzling to me, and he could be screechingly funny when he so chose.
Although the two-disc set features some marvelous jamming on the likes of ``Righteously'' and ``Real Live Bleeding Fingers,'' Williams' voice goes well over the border between artfully wasted and screechingly strained.