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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A deep prolonged loud noise; Any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring; A pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set;

Usage examples (29)
  • Did you hear the loud boom yesterday afternoon?
  • The demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line
  • However, most of the "boom" is aimed at younger audience.
  • Ramping up debt in a boom is a recipe for short-term political gain that few other countries followed. for more
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