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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
References in classic literature ?
Above our heads the explosive booming gusts of wind passed continuously, justifying the sailor's saying "It blows great guns.
There was not a breath of air moving, nor a sound but that of the surf booming half a mile away along the beaches and against the rocks outside.
They were sleeping in the safety of a huge tree when the booming sound smote upon their ears.
The dew from the trees above spattered down like rain on the unseen backs, and a dull booming noise began, not very loud at first, and Little Toomai could not tell what it was.
From the heights above, where were evidently other villages, came the booming of drums and a wild blowing of war-conchs; but Sheldon had dared all he cared to with his small following.