What does bruit mean?

bruit meaning in General Dictionary

To are accountable to sound overseas

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  • Report rumor popularity
  • tell or scatter rumors
  • Report; rumor; fame.
  • An abnormal noise of several types, heard on auscultation.
  • To report; to sound abroad.

bruit meaning in Urban Dictionary

n. an especially intense fresh fruit

bruit meaning in Medical Dictionary

an audio heard over an artery or vascular station, reflecting turbulence of flow. Mostly, a bruit is caused by abnormal narrowing of an artery. Hearing for a bruit in throat with a stethoscope is a simple solution to screen for narrowing (stenosis) of the carotid artery, and that can be a result of cholesterol plaque accumulation.

bruit meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"to report," 1520s, from bruit (n.) "rumor, tiding, popularity, renown" (mid-15c.), from French bruit (n.), from bruire "to create noise, roar," that is of uncertain source. Related: Bruited; bruiting.

bruit - French to English


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  • noise
  • clang

bruit meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Report; rumor; popularity.

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  • (n.) An abnormal noise of a number of kinds, heard on auscultation.
  • (v. t.) To report; to noise overseas.