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1 boom /ˈbuːm/ verb
booms; boomed; booming
1 boom
/ˈbuːm/
verb
booms; boomed; booming
Learner's definition of BOOM
[no object] : to make a deep and loud sound
[+ object] : to say (something) in a deep and loud voice
[no object] of a business or industry : to grow or expand suddenly
2 boom /ˈbuːm/ noun
plural booms
2 boom
/ˈbuːm/
noun
plural booms
Learner's definition of BOOM
[count]
: a deep and loud sound or cry
often used as an interjection to indicate that something has happened suddenly
see also sonic boom
: a rapid increase in growth or economic success : a rapid growth of business
see also baby boom, boomtown
compare 3boom
3 boom /ˈbuːm/ noun
plural booms
3 boom
/ˈbuːm/
noun
plural booms
Learner's definition of BOOM
[count]
: a long pole attached to the bottom of a sailboat's sail
: a long pole used to hold a microphone in position from a distance
: a floating barrier used on a river, lake, or harbor to catch floating objects, to keep boats from entering, or to prevent an oil spill from spreading
compare 2boom
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