Hay 2 definiciones de loom en inglés:

loom1

Saltos de línea: loom
Pronunciación: /luːm
 
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sustantivo

An apparatus for making fabric by weaving yarn or thread.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Their elaborate fabrics, woven on looms from cotton and alpaca wool, are known today because they were used in a type of mummification process.
  • We know that they hunted animals with bows and arrows and that they wove textiles using looms.
  • I pulled up everything I could find on the laptop pertaining to weaving, textiles, looms and spinning.

Origen

Old English gelōma 'tool', shortened to lome in Middle English.

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Hay 2 definiciones de loom en inglés:

loom2

Saltos de línea: loom
Pronunciación: /luːm
 
/

verbo

[no object, with adverbial]
1Appear as a vague form, especially one that is large or threatening: vehicles loomed out of the darkness
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  • As we swam to the first buoy, we noticed strange shapes looming up at us from beneath the surface.
  • A dark shape loomed before him and he fell backwards, giving a yelp of dismay at his outline.
  • Against the dull, grey sky, a selection of dark shapes loomed before Blaze.
Sinónimos
emerge, appear, become visible, come into view, take shape, materialize, reveal itself, appear indistinctly, come to light, take on a threatening shape
1.1 [no object] (Of an event regarded as threatening) seem about to happen: there is a crisis looming dearer mortgages loomed large last night
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  • Once well-deserved celebrations waned, the daunting task of finding a space loomed large.
  • Despite police alerting people on the new rule, uncertainty loomed large on city roads till afternoon.
  • My sense is that the probability of such an event looms nearer and grows larger with each passing day.
Sinónimos
be imminent, be on the horizon, impend, be impending, be close, be ominously close, threaten, be threatening, menace, brew, be just around the corner

sustantivo

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1A vague and often exaggerated first appearance of an object seen in darkness or fog, especially at sea: the loom of the land
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  • His memoirs state that he was "conscious of the loom of the land about 3 am", little more than an hour before the landing.
  • From the Monday to the Thursday I doubt whether it was ever possible from our windows in Baker Street to see the loom of the opposite houses.
1.1The dim reflection by cloud or haze of a light which is not directly visible, e.g. from a lighthouse over the horizon.
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  • Rock, nothing but ocean waves for another 170 miles until the loom of the Fastnet light lifts above the horizon.
  • Thousands pay homage every year and the loom of its light is a sight for seafarers' eyes.
  • In the distance, straight ahead off the bow, I could see the loom of the green five-second light of the Block Island lighthouse.

Origen

mid 16th century: probably from Low German or Dutch; compare with East Frisian lōmen 'move slowly', Middle High German lüemen 'be weary'.

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