A tremendous triumph, as in Their first play was a howling success. This colloquial expression employs howling in the sense of “very pronounced” or “glaring,” a usage dating from the mid-1800s.
/ˈhaʊlˌraʊnd/ noun 1. the condition, resulting in a howling noise, when sound from a loudspeaker is fed back into the microphone of a public-address or recording system Also called howlback
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data There are two nibbles in a byte. (2009-09-17)
[hou-rah] /ˈhaʊ rɑ/ noun 1. a city in W Bengal, in E India, on the Hooghly River opposite Calcutta. /ˈhaʊrə/ noun 1. an industrial city in E India, in West Bengal on the Hooghly River opposite Kolkata (Calcutta). Pop: 1 008 704 (2001)
[hou] /haʊ/ adverb 1. in what way or manner; by what means?: How did the accident happen? 2. to what extent, degree, etc.?: How damaged is the car? 3. in what state or condition?: How are you? 4. for what reason; why?: How can you talk such nonsense? 5. to what effect; with what meaning?: […]