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American English: /zum/
British English: /zuːm/

Translation of zoom in Spanish:


intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (move fast) [colloquial] (+ adverb complement) to zoom along/past/off
    ir/pasar/salir zumbando or como un bólido [colloquial]
    she zoomed through her work
    hizo el trabajo volando [colloquial]
    1.2 (climb)
    Example sentences
    • Music carries from the various bars along the street and every once in a while a car zooms past, screeching as it swerves around the corner.
    • This area now seems to be one where the technology, and the uses of the technology, have zoomed way ahead of where the law is.
    • Wide, open streets encourage motorists to zoom ahead.
    Example sentences
    • Fancier dehydrators, with heat regulators and fans to circulate the air, work faster, but the price can zoom to several hundred dollars for serious preserving tools.
    • British Airways, which recently re-joined the FTSE 100, zoomed 152% higher.
    • The stock began trading at $16 and within two days zoomed as high as $85.75.

Phrasal verbs

zoom in

verb + adverb
to zoom in (on something/somebody)
hacer un zoom in (sobre algo/alguien)
(acercar rápidamente una imagen usando un teleobjetivo)

zoom out

verb + adverb
hacer un zoom out
(cambiar rápidamente a un plano general usando un teleobjetivo)

Definition of zoom in:

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