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

 rum·ble /ˈrʌmbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rum·ble, v. t. To cause to pass through a rumble, or shaking machine. See Rumble, n., 4.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rum·ble v. i.
 1. To make a low, heavy, continued sound; as, the thunder rumbles at a distance.
    In the mean while the skies 'gan rumble sore.   --Surrey.
    The people cried and rombled up and down.   --Chaucer.
 2. To murmur; to ripple.
    To rumble gently down with murmur soft.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rum·ble, n.
 1. A noisy report; rumor. [Obs.]
    Delighting ever in rumble that is new.   --Chaucer.
 2. A low, heavy, continuous sound like that made by heavy wagons or the reverberation of thunder; a confused noise; as, the rumble of a railroad train.
    Clamor and rumble, and ringing and clatter.   --Tennyson.
    Merged in the rumble of awakening day.   --H. James.
 3. A seat for servants, behind the body of a carriage.
    Kit, well wrapped, . . . was in the rumble behind.   --Dickens.
 4. A rotating cask or box in which small articles are smoothed or polished by friction against each other.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a loud low dull continuous noise; "they heard the rumbling
           of thunder" [syn: rumbling, grumble, grumbling]
      2: a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a
      3: a fight between rival gangs of adolescents [syn: gang fight]
      v 1: make a low noise; "rumbling thunder" [syn: grumble]
      2: to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds; "he grumbled a
         rude response"; "Stones grumbled down the cliff" [syn: grumble,