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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a loud low dull continuous noise;
- Example: "they heard the rumbling of thunder"
[syn: rumble, rumbling, grumble, grumbling]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound;
- Example: "the rumbling rolling sound of thunder"
[syn: grumbling, rumbling]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rumbling \Rum"bling\, a. & n. from Rumble, v. i. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rumbling adj 1: continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound; "the rumbling rolling sound of thunder" [syn: grumbling, rumbling] n 1: a loud low dull continuous noise; "they heard the rumbling of thunder" [syn: rumble, rumbling, grumble, grumbling]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

40 Moby Thesaurus words for "rumbling": boom, booming, cannonading, echo, echoic, echoing, fulminating, growl, growling, grumble, grumbling, lingering, pealing, persistent, reboant, reboation, rebound, rebounding, reecho, reechoing, repercussive, resound, resounding, reverberant, reverberating, reverberation, reverberatory, roaring, rolling, rumble, sounding, thunder, thundering, thunderlike, thunderous, thundery, tonitruant, tonitruous, undamped, volleying