There are 2 translations of boom in Spanish:

boom1

Pronunciation: /buːm/

n

  • 1 [Econ] [Fin] boom (m) the boom of the twenties el boom económico de los años 20 a period of economic boom un período de auge or boom económico a boom in house prices un boom en el precio de la vivienda to go from boom to bust pasar del boom a la quiebra (before n) boom industry industria (f) en auge boom year año (m) de boom or de gran prosperidad
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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.
  • 2 (sound — of waves, wind) bramido (m); (— of guns, explosion) estruendo (m)
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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.
  • 3 3.1 [Naut] (in modern sailing ships) botavara (f); (in square-rigged ships) botalón (m) 3.2 (on crane) brazo (m), pluma (f) 3.3 (for microphone) jirafa (f), boom (m)
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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.
    3.4 (floating barrier) barrera (f) flotante
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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.
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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.

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f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of boom in Spanish:

boom2

vi

  • 1 [wind/waves] bramar; [guns] tronar*; [explosion] producir* un estruendo
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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.
  • 2 (usu in -ing form) [market/industry] vivir un boom sales are booming hay un boom de (las) ventas
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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.

vt

  • decir* con voz resonante or de trueno

Phrasal verbs

boom out

v + adv [voice/answer/gun] retumbar, resonar* 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o he boomed out a warning to them les hizo una advertencia con voz de trueno the loudspeakers boomed out the news la noticia resonó por los altavoces

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.