how to pronounce thrum


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meanings of thrum


  1. A tuft, bundle, or fringe of any threadlike structures, as hairs on a leaf, fibers of a root.
  2. A fringe made of such threads.
  3. The ends of the warp threads in a loom which remain unwoven attached to the loom when the web is cut.
  4. A threadlike part of a flower; a stamen.
  5. A shove out of place; a small displacement or fault along a seam.
  6. A mat made of canvas and tufts of yarn.
  7. A thrumming sound; a hum or vibration.
  8. A spicy taste; a tang.
  9. A bundle of minute blood vessels, a plexus.
  10. Small pieces of rope yarn used for making mats or mops.
  11. Any short piece of leftover thread or yarn; a tuft or tassel.


  1. To furnish with thrums; to insert tufts in; to fringe.
  2. To make a monotonous drumming noise.
  3. To insert short pieces of rope-yarn or spun yarn in.
  4. To cause a steady rhythmic vibration, usually by plucking.


  1. Made of or woven from thrum.

thrum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word thrum occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics thrum can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that thrum can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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