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growl

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

[grau̇l]
(geophysics)
Noise heard when strata are subjected to great pressure.
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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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(9) 'What do you mean by that?' growled Jonas, looking at him with increased disfavour.
"I approached him and said, 'Good luck with the penalty' and he just growled in my face.
He also growled at me one time when I scolded him for going wild and running toward the front door when someone opened it.
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.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Growling-Man-Acts-Like-Animal-Tries-to-Bite-Officer-Cops-157324145.html) reported NBC Miami .
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!" Pat reminds us why a dog owners should never scold or punish a dog for growling.
"If you say so," growled Growling Mark Fowler, aka Todd Carty, aka PC Kent, aka June's "son", aka actually June's son's adopted half-brother.
The prisoner alleged that the officer banged and kicked on his door, threw his food tray through the slot in the cell door, made aggravating remarks to him, growled and snarled at him, behaved in a racially prejudicial manner toward him, and jerked and pulled the him unnecessarily hard when escorting him from his cell.
Only this one dog growled when being led, which had escalated to snarling and then to vigorously defending his food when it was put down for him.