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howl

Electronics an unwanted prolonged high-pitched sound produced by a sound-producing system as a result of feedback

howl

[hau̇l]
(engineering acoustics)
Undesirable prolonged sound produced by a radio receiver or audio-frequency amplifier system because of either electric or acoustic feedback.
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A thunderstorm fit to shake even Samson and Goliath - the towering Harland and Wolfe shipyard cranes which continue to dominate the city's skyline - was howling down the River Lagan from Belfast Lough.
ANOTHER ICY WINTER COMES HOWLING DOWN FROM THE NORTH.
Munch's Scream, howling down fifteen, harsh years--
And it's a pity the Hampden crowd when they were howling down the referee's decision didn't have the benefit of video replays to assist them with their judgement.
And when, on the still cold nights, he pointed his nose at a star and howled long and wolf-like, it was his ancestors, dead and dust, pointing nose at star and howling down through the centuries and through him.
Meltham's keeper insisted on hoofing the ball high into the air at every opportunity, only to see the tempest howling down from Totties depositing the ball back at his feet ten seconds later - but Scholes still couldn't score.