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loom

loom

loom - Dictionary definition and meaning for word loom

Definition
(noun) a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
Definition
(verb) come into view indistinctly, often threateningly
Example Sentence
  • Another air plane loomed into the sky

Definition
(verb) appear very large or occupy a commanding position
Synonyms : hulk , predominate , tower
Example Sentence
  • The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
  • Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall

Definition
(verb) hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
Synonyms : brood , bulk large , hover
Example Sentence
  • The terrible vision brooded over her all day long

Definition
(verb) weave on a loom
Example Sentence
  • materials loomed in Egypt

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for loom

it sounds like 'zoom', so even when you zoom a picture or photo it enlarges & if you zoom it more it gets a bit distorted
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by nishit.mehta

danger "loomed" large.. a common phrase
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by naveensabesan

Look- remember it by word 'looking' which is rather near in meaning.
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by amit251285

we have looming factories where clothes are weaved.. it has large large machines...
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by RajeshBorkar

"Handloom" cloths are brought to shape with hands
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by ritya

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