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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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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.
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.
This consists of a single, hour-long video shot of a park with trees, grassy lawns, and paths crisscrossed by walkers and joggers, accompanied by English subtitles translating the sound track: a muted, growly male bass speaking in Russian.
Riot's growly vocals are reminiscent of Pat Benatar.
Smooth and tractable at low speeds it transforms into a hard edged, growly motor when you press it hard.
His growly vocals prevent matters from ever sounding too cute, the legendary Ray Price croons a few smooth stanzas, and it's all like some pleasant lost weekend spent halfway between Austin and Oz.
Ferrone's unique, growly voiced reading is excellent and he even manages a subtle, credible Russian accent along the way.
Also on the bill, plenty of man love madness from Rubber Puppy and growly heaviness from Seven Escape.