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Hum·mer

 (hŭm′ər)
A trademark for a durable wide-bodied vehicle with four-wheel drive.

hum·mer

 (hŭm′ər)
n.
1. One that hums.
2. Informal A hummingbird.
3. Baseball A fastball.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hummer - a singer who produces a tune without opening the lips or forming words
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser - a person who sings
2.hummer - (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocityhummer - (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke"
pitch, delivery - (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
slider - a fastball that curves slightly away from the side from which it was thrown
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
References in classic literature ?
Take it from me, Killeny, that old gentleman knows what he's talkin' about, an' has been some hummer in his days.
Fires linked to heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC) systems in the Hummer SUVs caused what GM called 'minor burns' to the three people, according to Reuters, but two of the three Hummer models in which people sustained the burns were entirely destroyed by the blazes.
We have researched the GM/Hummer situation for the past month," noted Ritchie, who is Chairman of CLIC, "and we believe that Hummer can be saved and continue to offer great jobs and products to America and globally.
The American automotive car giant announced that it will wind down business on its Hummer brand after Chinese suitor Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Co Ltd pulled out of a $150 million deal.
Hummer, a premium all-terrain vehicle manufacturer, will also continue to honour its bumper-to-bumper warranty for four years or 100,000 km (whichever comes first) for new and existing customers in the Middle East.
Hummer is a strong global niche brand and this agreement signifies another important milestone in writing the next chapter for both GM and Hummer,'' Fritz Henderson, GM president and CEO, said in a statement.
A person familiar with the deal said earlier on Friday that the Hummer business would be sold for about $150 million, far less than GM s early estimate that Hummer could fetch more than $500 million.
Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Corp did not say in its application to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) whether it would produce Hummer in China, or acquire Hummer's assets or stake in parent company GM.
According to Hummer hire companies across Sydney, there is a rising demand by parents looking to give their kids a birthday with a celebrity touch.
A day after filing for bankruptcy the Detroit giant said it had agreed to sell the Hummer arm to Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery.
Bankers have previously estimated that the sale of the Hummer brand and assets could fetch about $100m in cash in addition to other commitments.
Jussi Timonen of Finland, another member of the Hummer 02 design team, said he had to lease a regular Hummer to drive because he's only been in the U.