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Boom (IPA: /ˈbum/)


Boom (n.)

A long pole or spar, run out for the purpose of extending the bottom of a particular sail; as, the jib boom, the studding-sail boom, etc.

Boom (n.)

A long spar or beam, projecting from the mast of a derrick, from the outer end of which the body to be lifted is suspended.

Boom (n.)

A pole with a conspicuous top, set up to mark the channel in a river or harbor.

Boom (n.)

A strong chain cable, or line of spars bound together, extended across a river or the mouth of a harbor, to obstruct navigation or passage.

Boom (n.)

A line of connected floating timbers stretched across a river, or inclosing an area of water, to keep saw logs, etc., from floating away.

Boom (v. t.)

To extend, or push, with a boom or pole; as, to boom out a sail; to boom off a boat.

Boom (v. i.)

To cry with a hollow note; to make a hollow sound, as the bittern, and some insects.

Boom (v. i.)

To make a hollow sound, as of waves or cannon.

Boom (v. i.)

To rush with violence and noise, as a ship under a press of sail, before a free wind.

Boom (v. i.)

To have a rapid growth in market value or in popular favor; to go on rushingly.

Boom (n.)

A hollow roar, as of waves or cannon; also, the hollow cry of the bittern; a booming.

Boom (n.)

A strong and extensive advance, with more or less noisy excitement; -- applied colloquially or humorously to market prices, the demand for stocks or commodities and to political chances of aspirants to office; as, a boom in the stock market; a boom in coffee.

Boom (v. t.)

To cause to advance rapidly in price; as, to boom railroad or mining shares; to create a "LFT boom RHT" for; as to boom Mr. C. for senator.

Boom

In sailing, a spar along the bottom edge of a fore and aft rigged sail

Boom

Navigational barrier

Boom

Temporary floating barrier used to contain an oil spill

Boom

Growth period of the economic cycle

Boom

Medium-sized deep-sea dhow

Boom Synonyms

Windfall, Bunc, Manna From Heaven, Gold Rush, Gravy, Godsend, Bonanza

Boom Synonyms

Microphone Boom

Boom Synonyms

Roar, Roaring, Thunder

Boom Synonyms

Boom Out

Boom Synonyms

Din

Boom Synonyms

Prosper, Expand, Get Ahead, Thrive, Flourish

Boom Synonyms

Blast, Nail, Smash

Boom Synonyms

Thunder

BOOM (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Binocular Omni-Orientation Monitor

BOOM (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Binocular Omni-Oriented Monitor

BOOM (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Build, Own, Operate and Maintain

BOOM (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Buying-in, Odd-lot, Off-market and Married

BOOM (Acronym / Abbreviation)

DYNAMIC MATERIALS CORP.

Boom Rhymes





Boom (Last Name / Surname)

Boom is the #30,442 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 767 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Boom in Spanish is Auge

Tagalog Translation

Boom in Tagalog is Bunsod

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Die appel val nie ver van die boom nie." - Afrikaans proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The hell was that?! You don't make bombs go boom in your face!" - YuYu Hakusho

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The reason it's on the rise is because probably the boom times are getting even more boomer." - Bertie Ahern

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Tussen die boom en die bas." - Afrikaans proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Willie Rushton: Financial Times: Boom Fails To Materialise"" - I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue


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