(n.) = murmur ; rumblings ; rustle ; hum ; whisper ; mutter. Ex: Thoughts of this sort kept running about like clockwork mice in his head, while the murmur of chatter filled the room and outside dusk had yielded to black night. Ex: The world was becoming smaller & more claustrophobic with the rumblings of war in Europe. Ex: There are no barriers in this music, which can accommodate almost any tone from the harshest guitar sounds to the smoothest rustle of water. Ex: The beach is a ruined landscape, eerily quiet, save for the hum of mechanical diggers searching for yet more corpses. Ex: Some of them were conversing together in soundless whispers. Ex: In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.