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

 mur·mur /ˈmɝmɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mur·mur /ˈmɝmɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mur·mur n.
 1. A low, confused, and indistinct sound, like that of running water.
 2. A complaint half suppressed, or uttered in a low, muttering voice.
    Some discontents there are, some idle murmurs.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mur·mur, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Murmured p. pr. & vb. n. Murmuring.]
 1. To make a low continued noise, like the hum of bees, a stream of water, distant waves, or the wind in a forest.
    They murmured as doth a swarm of bees.   --Chaucer.
 2. To utter complaints in a low, half-articulated voice; to feel or express dissatisfaction or discontent; to grumble; -- often with at or against. “His disciples murmured at it.”
    And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron.   --Num. xiv. 2.
    Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured.   --1 Cor. x. 10.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mur·mur, v. t. To utter or give forth in low or indistinct words or sounds; as, to murmur tales.
    The people murmured such things concerning him.   --John vii. 32.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by
           movement of the lips without the production of
           articulate speech [syn: mutter, muttering, murmuring,
            murmuration, mussitation]
      2: a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a
         consonant [syn: murmur vowel]
      3: an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal
         function of the heart valves [syn: heart murmur, cardiac
      4: a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone [syn: grumble,
          grumbling, murmuring, mutter, muttering]
      v 1: speak softly or indistinctly; "She murmured softly to the
           baby in her arms"
      2: make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath; "she
         grumbles when she feels overworked" [syn: mutter, grumble,
          croak, gnarl]