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1 zoom /ˈzuːm/ verb
zooms; zoomed; zooming
1 zoom
/ˈzuːm/
verb
zooms; zoomed; zooming
Learner's definition of ZOOM
[no object]
always followed by an adverb or preposition informal
: to move quickly
: to move quickly upward
informal : to increase suddenly often + up

zoom in

[phrasal verb]
◊ When a camera or photographer zooms in, the lens of the camera is adjusted so that the image seems to be bigger and closer.
often + on
often used figuratively

zoom out

[phrasal verb]
◊ When a camera or photographer zooms out, the lens of the camera is adjusted so that the image seems to be smaller and farther away.
2 zoom /ˈzuːm/ noun
plural zooms
2 zoom
/ˈzuːm/
noun
plural zooms
Learner's definition of ZOOM
[singular] informal : the loud sound of a vehicle that is moving very fast
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