Hay 3 definiciones de boom en inglés:

boom1

Silabificación: boom
Pronunciación: /bo͞om
 
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sustantivo

1A loud, deep, resonant sound: the deep boom of the bass drum
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  • There was a deep boom, then the sound of rending metal and breaking glass, and still it didn't stop.
  • I heard someone yell as a loud boom sounded behind them.
  • As they drew closer to Sara's there was a loud boom and a cracking sound.
Sinónimos
reverberation, resonance, thunder, echoing, crashing, drumming, pounding, roar, rumble, explosion
1.1The characteristic resonant call of the bittern.
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  • And Doncaster will hopefully soon be ringing with the boom of bitterns crying out for mates.
  • He reported that bitterns were beginning to practise their boom on the reserve again but would not find their full voice until April or May.

verbo

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1Make a loud, deep, resonant sound: thunder boomed in the sky her voice boomed out
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  • A loud sound boomed out like that of a giant bell, when one is inside it.
  • A chime from somewhere deep inside the Sanctuary boomed out seven deep notes: fifteen minutes to the next class.
  • Suddenly, I heard the sound of thunder booming all about outside.
Sinónimos
reverberate, resound, resonate; rumble, thunder, blare, echo; crash, roll, clap, explode, bang
1.1 [with direct speech] Say in a loud, deep, resonant voice: the imperative “Silence!” boomed out by Ray himself
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  • ‘Kaseios,’ his loud voice boomed across the hall, just like it used to, and Euthenas was no longer terrified, but comforted.
  • ‘She was a wonderful, beautiful ambitious woman and she will be missed,’ his deep voice boomed between sobs.
  • ‘You killed my best friend,’ the shadow boomed in a deep voice.
Sinónimos
1.2(Of a bittern) utter its characteristic resonant call.
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  • The date of the first booming bitterns varies each year, although there has been a trend towards them starting to boom earlier in recent years.
  • There is a sexual bias in that only male Great Bitterns boom; we have no data on the survival of adult females.
  • Leighton Moss, a premier RSPB reserve where you can hear bitterns boom, is a lovely walk away over the crag.

Origen

late Middle English (as a verb): ultimately imitative; perhaps from Dutch bommen 'to hum, buzz'.

Derivativos

boomy

adjetivo
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  • The poor, boomy bass was not caused by the room itself.
  • I'm convinced that I'm forever cursed with boomy bass.
  • Has anyone here had success tweaking the drums, room, or recording equipment to achieve that big boomy drum sound?

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Pronunciación: kiːk
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Hay 3 definiciones de boom en inglés:

boom2

Silabificación: boom
Pronunciación: /bo͞om
 
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sustantivo

A period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth: a boom in precious metal mining [as modifier]: a boom economy
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  • Thailand is relying on rising exports and a consumer-spending boom to double economic growth this year.
  • The growth figures suggest Ireland may recapture some of the form of the boom years when economic growth peaked at 11.5 per cent.
  • This added 1.5 per cent to economic growth in the boom years of the 1990s.
Sinónimos

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Enjoy a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth: business is booming the popularity of soy-based foods has boomed in the last two decades
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  • The U.S. labor market was booming until an economic downturn began in 2001.
  • However, as economic times continue to boom, private label growth has occurred in the lower-income consumer demographic.
  • Equally, rates could rise to high single digits if world peace was in jeopardy or economic growth boomed.
Sinónimos
flourish, burgeon, thrive, prosper, progress, improve, pick up, expand, mushroom, snowball

Origen

late 19th century (originally US): probably from boom1.

Derivativos

boomlet

Pronunciación: /ˈbo͞omlit/
sustantivo
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  • There are no savings left to fund new projects that would be undertaken after this little boomlet.
  • But if the projections of jobs and a subsequent biotech boomlet pan out, those investors are going to reap the benefits.
  • After the debacle of the telecom crash, it might be hard for greed to spark another boom or even boomlet.

boomy

adjetivo

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Hay 3 definiciones de boom en inglés:

boom3

Silabificación: boom
Pronunciación: /bo͞om
 
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sustantivo

1A long pole or rod, in particular.
1.1A spar pivoting on the after side of the mast and to which the foot of a vessel’s sail is attached, allowing the angle of the sail to be changed.
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  • She has a square sail on two booms, which I shall see is fully repaired, and there is little else to do to make her ready.
  • The wind caught the sails with a dull boom and the ship heeled about, tacking into the westerly breeze sweeping across the lake.
  • So a sheet is a rope, a tack is a turn into the wind and the boom is the spar along the bottom of the sail.
1.2 [often as modifier] A movable arm over a television or movie set, carrying a microphone or camera: a boom mike
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  • Already the media was on the scene, in the building, hanging boom microphones and video cameras out the windows on either side of the woman.
  • No studio, no financing, no known actors just a cameraman, boom man, front man, and some extras.
  • Lucy pointed, too, and made some gurgles, and even patted the boom mike while the cameras rolled.
1.3A long beam extending upward at an angle from the mast of a derrick, for guiding or supporting objects being moved or suspended.
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  • A 60-meter long boom was extended from the side of the Shuttle and two types of radar frequencies were beamed down from each end of it.
  • A boom hinged to the bottom of a mast to create a simple crane for loading and unloading cargo.
  • It was supported on a long boom so that the top of it did not run through the radio dish.
1.4A floating beam used to contain oil spills or to form a barrier across the mouth of a harbor or river.
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  • Our bays and inlets could be protected by floating booms and where they exist, by closing sluice gates,’ she said.
  • Officers from the Environment Agency stretched a number of booms across the river to contain the diesel and prevent it from travelling further downstream.
  • The operator is also required to provide a boom across the river to stop boats approaching the weir.
1.5A retractable tube for inflight transfer of fuel from a tanker airplane to another airplane.
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  • Nearly all internal fuel can be pumped through the tanker's flying boom, the KC-135's primary fuel transfer method.
  • The primary air fuel transfer method is through the tanker's flying boom, controlled by an operator stationed at the rear of the fuselage.
  • Workers not experienced in working with today's long-reach boom pumps may not think about it beforehand.

Origen

mid 16th century (in the general sense 'beam, pole'): from Dutch, 'beam, tree, pole'; related to beam.

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