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A small boom, as in business, politics, or the birth rate.


(Economics) a small, short-lived, economic boom


(ˈbum lɪt)

a brief increase, esp. in business activity or political popularity.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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The announcement comes amid fears that a rapidly appreciating baht could put a damper on a desperately needed recovery in exports, and defuse the ruling junta's bid through ramped up fiscal spending to orchestrate an economic boomlet ahead of elections.
But I think the astrology boomlet owes as much to the dynamics of the modern internet as it does to any sort of cosmic significance about the millennial's place in the universe.
That little boomlet in Chinese PPI was supposed to have dissipated quickly.
In the historic downtown of Jackson, Wyoming, a boutique hotel boomlet is under way.
A boomlet in the economy today, with some of the highest GDP growth in Asia doesn't mask the sins.
Ted Cruz Tuesday night sparked a boomlet of social media jokes about Texas presidential candidates, but the White House hopeful's most notable moment came when discussing how he would handle a banking crisis as the country's chief executive.
New Zealand is a major dairy exporter and its milk powder and formula industry is likely to benefit from a baby boomlet in China.
The Trump presidential boomlet is being fueled by a combination of curiosity, a gusting wind of summer-doldrums media attention and hard-right accord with public statements about opinions some of this ilk have thought but dared not say.
That is sparking a boomlet of homeowners looking to refinance as long-term mortgage rates plummet.
The flexo boomlet never took off and The Blade told unions it can only buy printing plates from one supplier, which is in the United Kingdom, the Free Press reported.
Also, while a rise in the birthrate would increase the demands for housing, education, food, care and related services, at least two decades would pass before the boomlet babies entered the workforce and paid taxes.
A construction boomlet is producing a couple dozen new custom and spec homes.