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rumble in Textures, sounds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrumblerum‧ble1 /ˈrʌmbəl/ verb  1 [intransitive]CSSOUND to make a series of long low sounds, especially a long distance away from you We could hear thunder rumbling in the distance.2 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]CS to move slowly along while making a series of long low sounds We watched the tanks rumbling past the window.3 HBH[intransitive] if your stomach rumbles, it makes a noise, especially because you are hungry4 [transitive] British English informalFIND OUT to find out what someone is secretly intending to do How did you rumble them?5 [intransitive, transitive] American English old-fashioned to fight with someone rumble on→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rumbleLet us hope the Medical Research Council can rumble a few answers.In the distance, thunder rumbled across the sky.When Blunkett rumbled him, he was left with no choice but to resign.The sound of rebel gunfire rumbled in the hills.Sonic booms rumble in the valleys at all hours.Immediately, she felt the floor vibrate as the dome rumbled shut, sealing the chamber.The two of them whooped, thumped their glasses on the table and rumbled their feet underneath.They rumbled through dry brush, the Comet an ocher dust storm lashed by branches and spiky shoots.Loud applause rumbled through the hall.Lesser equipment can make the walls tremble, the floors rumble, too.