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Overview of noun boom

The noun boom has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) boom, roar, roaring, thunder

(a deep prolonged loud noise)

2. boom

(a state of economic prosperity)

3. boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce

(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")

4. boom, microphone boom

(a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set)

5. boom

(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)

Overview of verb boom

The verb boom has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) boom, din

(make a resonant sound, like artillery; "His deep voice boomed through the hall")

2. (1) smash, nail, boom, blast

(hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer")

3. thunder, boom

(be the case that thunder is being heard; "Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed")

4. boom, boom out

(make a deep hollow sound; "Her voice booms out the words of the song")

5. boom, thrive, flourish, expand

(grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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