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Boom Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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
  • a deep prolonged loud noise
  • a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed lik an assembly line"
  • a state of economic prosperity
  • grow stronger; "The economy was booming"
  • hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"
  • make a deep hollow sound; "Her voice booms out the words of the song"
  • make a resonant sound, like artillery; "His deep voice boomed through the hall"
  • be the case that thunder is being heard; "Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a deep prolonged loud noise ,
  • a state of economic prosperity ,
  • a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line" ,
  • a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set ,
  • 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

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Boom'


  • Boom: Boom may refer to: Boom (sailing), spar at the foot of a sail on a sailboat Boom (windsurfing), a wishbone shaped piece of windsurfing equipment Log
  • Boom Boom: Boom Boom, Boom Boom Boom and Boom Boom Boom Boom may refer to: Boom Boom (nickname) Sister Boom Boom (1955–2012), American drag queen and astrologer
  • Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!: Malaysia. "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!" (airplay) – 3:24 "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!" (Brooklyn Bounce Boombastic RMX) – 6:57 "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!" (Mark
  • Boom operator (media): A boom operator is an assistant of the production sound mixer. The principal responsibility of the boom operator is microphone placement, usually using
  • Jibboom: jib-boom is attached to the jib-boom, and the heel of the jib-boom to the bowsprit. The point (i.e. higher and fore end) of the flying jib-boom is generally
  • K. Boom F.C.: K. Boom F.C. was a Belgian football club founded in 1908 as Rupel FC Boom and changed its name in 1913 to Boom Football Club in the town of Boom near
  • Boom Boom (Emmy song): "Boom Boom" is a song performed by Emmy. The music was composed by Hayk Harutyunyan and Hayk Hovhannisyan, and the lyrics were written by Sosi Khanikyan
  • Boom (navigational barrier): For other uses, see Boom. A boom or a chain (also boom defence, harbour chain, river chain, chain boom, boom chain or variants) is an obstacle strung
  • Boom TV (Romania): "Boom TV" redirects here. For the Macedonian digital television provider, see Boom TV (Macedonia). Boom TV (initially operated by DTH Television Group)
  • ¡Ka-Boom! Estudio: ¡Ka-Boom! Estudio is a Mexican comic book company and creative team formed by artists, illustrators, designers, animators and writers. Founded in 1994

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'Boom' example sentence in quotations


* A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom -- it's gone. - Edward R. Murrow


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Boom Sample Sentences in News


  • Cuban Cigar Boom? A Look at What New Rules Mean
    Cuban cigar boom in the US? A look at what the new rules mean for tobacco fans Read more on this news related to 'Boom'
  • Building boom coming, says Stevens
    Reserve Bank of Australian Governor Glenn Stevens has predicted a boom in the Australian housing construction market but recognised that our level of borrowing is a risk to the property market.         Read more on this news related to 'Boom'
  • Boom gate delays on Caboolture line
    Boom gate troubles on the Caboolture line have delayed services by 30 minutes on Friday morning.         Read more on this news related to 'Boom'

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