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boom 1

 (bo͞om)
v. boomed, boom·ing, booms
v.intr.
1. To make a deep, resonant sound.
2. To grow, develop, or progress rapidly; flourish: Business is booming.
v.tr.
1. To utter or give forth with a deep, resonant sound: a field commander booming out orders.
2. To cause to grow or flourish; boost.
n.
1. A deep resonant sound, as of an explosion.
2. A time of economic prosperity.
3. A sudden increase, as in popularity.

[Middle English bomben, imitative of a loud noise.]

boom′y adj.

boom 2

 (bo͞om)
n.
1. Nautical A spar extending usually from a mast to hold the foot, clew, or tack of a sail.
2. A long pole extending upward at an angle from the mast of a derrick to support or guide objects being lifted or suspended.
3.
a. A barrier composed of a chain of floating logs, typically used to block the passage of boats or to arrest the downstream motion of logs in a log drive.
b. A floating barrier serving to catch debris or to contain an oil spill.
4. A long movable arm used to maneuver and support a microphone.
5.
a. A spar that connects the tail surfaces and the main structure of an airplane.
b. A long hollow tube attached to a tanker aircraft, through which fuel flows to another aircraft being refueled in flight.
tr.v. boomed, boom·ing, booms
To move or position using a crane: boomed the cargo onto the ship.
Idiom:
drop/lower the boom
To act suddenly and forcefully to repress a practice or reprimand an offender; crack down.

[Dutch, tree, pole, from Middle Dutch; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.]

booming

(ˈbuːmɪŋ)
adj
perceived as too loud
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.booming - very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"
successful - having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome; "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture"
2.booming - used of the voice
full - (of sound) having marked deepness and body; "full tones"; "a full voice"

booming

adjective
1. loud, echoing, thundering, bellowing, resounding, deafening, strident, resonant, sonorous, stentorian The ginger man had a large booming voice.
2. flourishing, successful, expanding, doing well, thriving, blooming, mushrooming, prospering, rampant, burgeoning, on the up and up (Brit.) It has a booming tourist industry.

booming

adjective
Improving, growing, or succeeding steadily:
Translations

booming

1 [ˈbuːmɪŋ] ADJ [voice] → resonante, retumbante

booming

2 [ˈbuːmɪŋ] ADJ (Comm etc) → próspero, que goza de un boom, floreciente

booming

adj sounddröhnend; surfbrausend

booming

1 [ˈbuːmɪŋ] adj (sales) → in rapida ascesa; (trade, business) → che va a gonfie vele

booming

2 [ˈbuːmɪŋ] adj (guns, voice) → tonante
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She was a booming lass of fresh eighteen; plump as a partridge; ripe and melting and rosy-cheeked as one of her father's peaches, and universally famed, not merely for her beauty, but her vast expectations.
As I sat there in that now lonely room; the fire burning low, in that mild stage when, after its first intensity has warmed the air, it then only glows to be looked at; the evening shades and phantoms gathering round the casements, and peering in upon us silent, solitary twain; the storm booming without in solemn swells; I began to be sensible of strange feelings.
Unsuspected by this dark land, I had the civilization of the nine- teenth century booming under its very nose
The banging and slamming and booming and crashing were something beyond belief.
You know what a grist of years it took you to come here from the earth - and yet you were booming along faster than any cannon-ball could go.
The rain and thunder were booming yet, and the anxious family were still waiting, still hoping.
The cellar-door flew open with a booming sound, and then he heard the noise much louder, on the floors below; then coming up the stairs; then coming straight towards his door.
Undulating hills were changed to valleys, undulating valleys (with a solitary storm-bird sometimes skimming through them) were lifted up to hills; masses of water shivered and shook the beach with a booming sound; every shape tumultuously rolled on, as soon as made, to change its shape and place, and beat another shape and place away; the ideal shore on the horizon, with its towers and buildings, rose and fell; the clouds fell fast and thick; I seemed to see a rending and upheaving of all nature.