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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 buzz /ˈbʌz/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Buzz, n.
 1. A continuous, humming noise, as of bees; a confused murmur, as of general conversation in low tones, or of a general expression of surprise or approbation. “The constant buzz of a fly.”
    I found the whole room in a buzz of politics.   --Addison.
    There is a buzz all around regarding the sermon.   --Thackeray.
 2. A whisper; a report spread secretly or cautiously.
 There's a certain buzz
 Of a stolen marriage.   --Massinger.
 3. Phonetics The audible friction of voice consonants.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Buzz, v. t.
 1. To sound forth by buzzing.
 2. To whisper; to communicate, as tales, in an under tone; to spread, as report, by whispers, or secretly.
 I will buzz abroad such prophecies
 That Edward shall be fearful of his life.   --Shak.
 3. To talk to incessantly or confidentially in a low humming voice. [Colloq.]
 4. Phonetics To sound with a “buzz”.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Buzz v. i. [imp. & p. p. Buzzed p. pr. & vb. n. Buzzing.]  To make a low, continuous, humming or sibilant sound, like that made by bees with their wings. Hence: To utter a murmuring sound; to speak with a low, humming voice.
    Like a wasp is buzzed, and stung him.   --Longfellow.
 However these disturbers of our peace
 Buzz in the people's ears.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: sound of rapid vibration; "the buzz of a bumble bee" [syn: bombilation,
      2: a confusion of activity and gossip; "the buzz of excitement
         was so great that a formal denial was issued"
      v 1: make a buzzing sound; "bees were buzzing around the hive"
           [syn: bombinate, bombilate]
      2: fly low; "Planes buzzed the crowds in the square"
      3: be noisy with activity; "This office is buzzing with
         activity" [syn: hum, seethe]
      4: call with a buzzer; "he buzzed the servant"