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1. 
a. any of the unwoven ends of warp thread remaining on the loom when the web has been removed
b. such ends of thread collectively
2. a fringe or tassel of short unwoven threads
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The harbour will be thrumming with super yachts, while the world's film directors and actors pack its restaurants.
All morning he heard a faint thrumming In the distance, a wail, a
Ever the collaborators, they've got Ella Eyre back on board for the rolling, defiant Too Cool (she sang on their No 1 single, Waiting All Night), and Dizzee Rascal on Love Ain't Just A Word, a track that binds calypso rhythms and thrumming dance, while jazz singer Will Heard has stamped himself all over it.
A thrumming, mesmerizing survey of social concepts, DK's compendium pulls the eye to the social sciences with unerring appeal.
It is not the titular Bach cantata, heard only fleetingly, but the thrumming of factory equipment that drives Quebecois helmer Denis Cote's austere contemplation of the bizarre symbiosis of humans and machines at work.
Sensing the ferries approaching from other islands, engines thrumming in
The record saw participants of all age groups thrumming with excitement at the chance to showcase their cultural dance on the occasion of International Mother Language Day on Thursday.
Through which time the freeway thrumming, through which loophole blue whales in their burrows, the glistening fenders, quick glances lengthening in the windshield of tinted glass because looking is a form of longing, in the end.
tower thrumming with the echo of its lonely clanging.