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- Rhymes: -ʌm
thrum (plural thrums)
- A thrumming sound.
- The fringe of threads of warp left after cloth has been cut off of a loom.
- Any short piece of yarn or rope.
- (botany) A threadlike part of a flower; a stamen.
- (mining) A shove out of place; a small displacement or fault along a seam.
- (nautical) A mat made of canvas and tufts of yarn.
- To cause a steady rhythmic vibration, usually by plucking.
- She watched as he thrummed the guitar strings absently.
- To make a monotonous drumming noise.
- to thrum on a table
- To furnish with thrums; to insert tufts in; to fringe.
- Are we born to thrum caps or pick straw?
- (nautical) To insert short pieces of rope-yarn or spun yarn in.
- to thrum a piece of canvas, or a mat, thus making a rough or tufted surface