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DECEPTICON: RUMBLE

FUNCTION: DEMOLITIONS
"Destroy what's below and what's above will follow."

RUMBLE is your basic street punk. Small but always acting tough. Quick temper and mean disposition. Follows Megatron's orders eagerly. Transmits immense low frequency groundwaves to create powerful earthquakes. His small size limits his physical strength, but his ability to shatter the ground makes him difficult to approach in a fight.

  • Strength: 2
  • Intelligence: 5
  • Speed: 2
  • Endurance: 9
  • Rank: 5
  • Courage: 7
  • Firepower: 8
  • Skill: 5
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In the toy line, Rumble was the red-and-black "human" cassette; Frenzy was the blue-and-navy one. The cartoon switched their names for no apparent reason other than writer's error, and never corrected it. Fortunately, they usually appeared together, so nitpickers (like me) could rest happily at least half the time.

Rumble or rumbling is the typical disturbing sound, that occurs when a record* is played an a record-player. The sound is caused by the electric motor of the turntable. The frequency-range of rumbling is mainly below 50 Hz.

More generally, the term refers to the presence of low frequencies anywhere, as in, for instance, buildings with forced-air ventilation or the interior of a quickly moving automobile.

Rum"ble (?), v. i. [OE. romblen, akin to D. rommeln, G. rumpeln, Dan. rumle; cf. Icel. rumja to roar.]

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.

<--3. to engage in a fight, usu. between street gangs.-->

 

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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 railboard 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 poliched by friction against each other.

<-- rumble seat, a seat in the rear of an automobile, outside the passenger cabin, which folds out from the body -->

 

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Rum"ble, v. t.

To cause to pass through a rumble, or shaking machine. See Rumble, n., 4.

 

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