Definition of Bombilation

1. Noun. Sound of rapid vibration. "The buzz of a bumble bee"

Exact synonyms: Bombination, Buzz
Generic synonyms: Sound
Derivative terms: Bombilate, Bombinate, Buzz, Buzz



Definition of Bombilation

1. n. A humming sound; a booming.

Definition of Bombilation

1. Noun. A humming or booming sound. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombilation

bomber aircrew
bomber crew
bomber jacket
bomber jackets
bomber seat
bomber seats
bombers
bombes
bombesin
bombesins
bombic
bombic acid
bombie
bombil
bombilate
bombilation (current term)
bombilations
bombils
bombinate
bombinated
bombinates
bombinating
bombination
bombinations
bombing
bombing run
bombings
bombless
bomblet
bomblets

Literary usage of Bombilation

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1. Another Book on the Theatre by George Jean Nathan (1915)
"Instantly a bombilation of laughter surged over the auditorium. Men literally shook and rocked and rolled in the violence of their mirth. ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"Of great sound with little meaning. bombilation, (bum-be-la'-shun) ns Sound; noise. BOMBYX, (bum'-biks) n. ยป. The silk-worm. BONA ROBA, (bo'-na-ro'-ba) ns A ..."

3. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"Sir T. Browne, as quoted by R. and L., has bombilation in this sense. The most sonorous fliers of this order are ..."

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