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zoom

 (zo͞om)
v. zoomed, zoom·ing, zooms
v.intr.
1.
a. To make a continuous low-pitched buzzing or humming sound: I heard a plane zooming overhead.
b. To move while making such a sound: couldn't hear as the motorcycle zoomed past.
2. To move rapidly: comets that zoom through space.
3. To increase suddenly and dramatically: Stock prices zoomed in early trading.
4. To act or proceed swiftly and energetically: zoomed through the novel in a day.
5. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
6. Computers To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
v.tr.
To cause to zoom.
n.
1. The act or sound of zooming.
2. A zoom lens.

[Imitative.]

zoom

(zuːm)
vb
1. to make or cause to make a continuous buzzing or humming sound
2. to move or cause to move with such a sound
3. (intr) to move very rapidly; rush: we zoomed through town.
4. (Aeronautics) to cause (an aircraft) to climb briefly at an unusually steep angle, or (of an aircraft) to climb in this way
5. (Commerce) (intr) (of prices) to rise rapidly
n
6. the sound or act of zooming
7. (Photography) See zoom lens
[C20: of imitative origin]

zoom

(zum)

v.i.
1. to move quickly or suddenly with a loud humming or buzzing sound.
2. to fly a plane suddenly and sharply upward at great speed for a short distance.
3. to move or go rapidly.
4. to bring a photographic subject, movie scene, etc., into closeup or cause it to recede by using a zoom lens (often fol. by in or out).
5. to increase or rise suddenly and sharply.
v.t.
6. to cause to zoom or be zoomed.
7. zoom in on,
a. to bring (a subject, scene, etc.) into closeup by using a zoom lens.
b. to examine more closely; focus on.
n.
8. the act or process of zooming.
9. a zooming sound.
11. a camera shot using a zoom lens.
[1885–90; imitative]

zoom


Past participle: zoomed
Gerund: zooming

Imperative
zoom
zoom
Present
I zoom
you zoom
he/she/it zooms
we zoom
you zoom
they zoom
Preterite
I zoomed
you zoomed
he/she/it zoomed
we zoomed
you zoomed
they zoomed
Present Continuous
I am zooming
you are zooming
he/she/it is zooming
we are zooming
you are zooming
they are zooming
Present Perfect
I have zoomed
you have zoomed
he/she/it has zoomed
we have zoomed
you have zoomed
they have zoomed
Past Continuous
I was zooming
you were zooming
he/she/it was zooming
we were zooming
you were zooming
they were zooming
Past Perfect
I had zoomed
you had zoomed
he/she/it had zoomed
we had zoomed
you had zoomed
they had zoomed
Future
I will zoom
you will zoom
he/she/it will zoom
we will zoom
you will zoom
they will zoom
Future Perfect
I will have zoomed
you will have zoomed
he/she/it will have zoomed
we will have zoomed
you will have zoomed
they will have zoomed
Future Continuous
I will be zooming
you will be zooming
he/she/it will be zooming
we will be zooming
you will be zooming
they will be zooming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been zooming
you have been zooming
he/she/it has been zooming
we have been zooming
you have been zooming
they have been zooming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been zooming
you will have been zooming
he/she/it will have been zooming
we will have been zooming
you will have been zooming
they will have been zooming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been zooming
you had been zooming
he/she/it had been zooming
we had been zooming
you had been zooming
they had been zooming
Conditional
I would zoom
you would zoom
he/she/it would zoom
we would zoom
you would zoom
they would zoom
Past Conditional
I would have zoomed
you would have zoomed
he/she/it would have zoomed
we would have zoomed
you would have zoomed
they would have zoomed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zoom - a rapid risezoom - a rapid rise        
rising, ascension, ascent, rise - a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
2.zoom - the act of rising upward into the airzoom - the act of rising upward into the air
ascending, rise, ascent, ascension - the act of changing location in an upward direction
Verb1.zoom - move along very quicklyzoom - move along very quickly    
hurry, travel rapidly, zip, speed - move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
2.zoom - move with a low humming noise
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
3.zoom - rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yen"
go up, rise, move up, lift, arise, come up, uprise - move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
billow, wallow - rise up as if in waves; "smoke billowed up into the sky"

zoom

verb
Translations
صَوْت إرتِفاع الطّائِرَة المُفاجئيَمُرُّ بِسُرْعَه
bzučenísvištětvrčení
susezoom
räjähdysräjähtääsuhahdussuhahtaasyöksyä
drunur, gnÿròjóta
kintamojo nuotolio objektyvaspraburgztipriartinti
aizdūktaizrūktdūkoņadūktrūkoņa
'vınnn' diye hızla gitmek'vınnn' sesi

zoom

[zuːm]
A. N
1. (= sound) → zumbido m
2. (Phot) (also zoom lens) → zoom m
3. (Aer) (= upward flight) → empinadura f
B. VI
1. [engine] → zumbar
it zoomed past my earme pasó zumbando por la oreja
2. (= go fast) → ir zumbando
he zoomed past at 120kphpasó zumbando a 120kph
3. (Aer) → empinarse
C. CPD zoom lens N (Phot) → zoom m
zoom in VI + ADV (Phot, Cine) to zoom in (on sb/sth)enfocar (a algn/algo) con el zoom
zoom out VI + ADV (Cine) → pasar a un plano general con el zoom

zoom

[ˈzuːm]
vi
(= move quickly) → passer en trombe
to zoom past → passer en trombe
(= soar) [prices, sales, inflation] → monter en flèche
n (also zoom lens) → zoom m
zoom in
vi (PHOTOGRAPHY, CINEMA)zoomer
to zoom in on sb → zoomer sur qn
to zoom in on sth → zoomer qch

zoom

n
(= sound of engine)Surren nt
(Aviat, = upward flight) → Steilanstieg m
(Phot: also zoom lens) → Zoom(objektiv) nt
vi
(engine)surren
(inf)sausen (inf); the car zoomed past usder Wagen sauste an uns vorbei (inf); we were zooming along at 90wir sausten mit 90 daher (inf); he zoomed through it so quickly he can’t possibly have read it properlyer war in null Komma nichts damit fertig, er kann das unmöglich gründlich gelesen haben (inf)
(Aviat, plane, rocket) → steil (auf)steigen; the rocket zoomed up into the skydie Rakete schoss in den Himmel; prices have zoomed up to a new highdie Preise sind in unerreichte Höhen geschnellt
vt planesteil hochziehen or hochreißen; engineauf Hochtouren laufen lassen

zoom

[zuːm]
1. n (sound) → rombo
2. vi (go fast) to zoom offsfrecciare via
he zoomed past at 120 mph → ci sfrecciò accanto a 120 miglia all'ora
zoom in vi + adv (Phot, Cine) to zoom in (on sb/sth)zumare (su qn/qc)
zoom out vi + advallargare l'immagine

zoom

(zuːm) noun
a loud, low-pitched buzzing noise. the zoom of (an) aircraft.
verb
to move very quickly with this kind of noise. The motorbike zoomed past us.
zoom lens
a type of camera lens which can make a distant object appear gradually closer without moving the camera.
zoom in
to direct a camera (on to an object etc) and use a zoom lens to make it appear to come closer. Film the whole building first, then zoom in on the door.
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