"...the thingness of something becomes apparent when it is no longer functioning as it did before or it becomes dysfunctional or if it appears in an unexpected place..."

goodmorning! welcome to the world. here is a continual horrible buzzing noise for you that doesn’t stop. oh now it stops. and now it starts again. and then it stops. and now it starts again and doesn’t stop anymore at all.

and now here is the sound of a machine, a vacuum cleaner perhaps, or a power tool of some kind.

i’m about to have a conniption