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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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"It's such a victory that this movie is going to be in theaters,'' he says in his signature growly tone.
Pins started out repetitive, hypnotic and growly, so the vocals were almost another instrument.
His growly, raspy voice verges on rock-n-roll, and the way he danced around the microphone showed the music coursing through his veins.
Each page of this ten screen storybook features a playful (non-scary) monster with names like Blushy, Toothy, Golly, Taily, Blobby, Growly and Snouty.
It performs smoothly and fairly quietly, until you crank up the revs, which creates satisfying growly overtures from the twin exhaust pipes.
Jones' Agent K, you see, is tracked down by a growly, one-armed alien fugitive named Boris the Animal, played with cartoonish gusto by Flight of the Conchords' Jemaine Clement.
Three different versions of the ringtones of the few low, growly words the deposed leader spoke are now available for download, thanks to a website, reports ABC News.
A little boy explains that the reason he does not like to go to bed is his fear of the three bears on the stairs; a little one who's fierce and growly, a middle one who's fat with big buffy paws and a huge one who sits right outside his bedroom door.
Like Domingo, James Morris, the evening's Fiesco, sang very well in his somewhat growly, latter-day manner, and acted impressively.
In "Ella Kazoo Will Not Brush her Hair," young heroine Ella hides in a cupboard, "roars at her mom like a big growly bear," and flat-out refuses to brush.
Credibly playing a recluse who's paralyzed from the neck down, Marceau, looking elegant and sophisticated in her early 40s, does wonders with a raised eyebrow or ironic look, helping to mitigate Lambert's growly, one-note performance.
Written by Pixies frontman Black Francis and delivered in his trademark yowly, growly fashion, Planet Of Sound details the adventures of a man travelling through space trying to find the source of some seriously cool music he's picked up on his radio.