What is thrum?

  • (verb): Sound with a monotonous hum.
    Synonyms: hum
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on thrum:

Primula Vulgaris - Description
... flower with the capita of the style prominent) or thrum flowers (brevistylous flower with the stamens prominent) ... Fertilisation can only take place between pin and thrum flowers ... Pin-to-pin and thrum-to-thrum pollination is ineffective ...
The Incredible Mr. Limpet - Plot
... of his initial misadventures, a powerful underwater roar, his "thrum." He falls in love with a female fish he names Ladyfish, and makes friends with a misanthropic hermit crab named Crusty ... Nazi U-boats by signaling with his "thrum", and plays a large part in the Allied victory in the Battle of the Atlantic ... is nearly killed when the Nazis develop a "thrum" seeking torpedo, and is further handicapped by the loss of his spectacles ...
Thrum's Hawaiian Annual
... Thrum's Hawaiian Annual (fully Thrum's Hawaiian Annual and Standard Guide) is a statistical compendium of Hawaiiana ranging from Hawaiian mythology to Hawaiian language to sites ... research was compiled by antiquarian bookman Thomas George Thrum and first published in 1875 as The Hawaiian Annual and Almanac ... Contributors to Thrum's Hawaiian Annual include the artist Bessie Wheeler ...
Monica Queen
... She works with Johnny Smillie, with whom she co-founded Thrum, who were part of the indie scene in Glasgow in the 1990s ... Thrum signed to Fire Records (UK) (home of Teenage Fanclub, Pulp and the Pastels), and released several records between 1990 and 1997 ... After Thrum broke up she left the music business, but returned after Stuart Murdoch from Belle Sebastian asked her to sing with them ...

More definitions of "thrum":

  • (noun): A thrumming sound.
    Example: "He could hear the thrum of a banjo"
  • (verb): Sound the strings of (a string instrument).
    Synonyms: strum
  • (verb): Make a rhythmic sound.
    Synonyms: drum, beat