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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A machine for weaving yarn into cloth. Also: To come into sight in an unexpected or frightening way.

Usage examples (37)
  • I go walking, and the hills loom above me, range upon range, one against the other.
  • As midterm loom, mosque near Ground Zero dominates debate
  • Life's subtle woof in Nature's loom is wove; their fibres.
  • Would the fact that the firings came in the middle of the president's term loom quite so large? for more
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