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1. loom

verb. ['ˈluːm'] come into view indistinctly, often threateningly.

Synonyms

  • appear
  • look

Antonyms

  • descent
  • wane
  • decrease

Etymology

  • ljóma (Old Norse)
  • lome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loma (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Loom

  • mcbroom
  • exhume
  • reassume
  • presume
  • perfume
  • maktoum
  • legroom
  • laplume
  • khartoum
  • deblum
  • costume
  • consume
  • resume
  • kaboom
  • entomb
  • vroom
  • plume
  • kume
  • hume
  • groome
  • groom
  • fume
  • flume
  • crume
  • croom
  • broome
  • broom
  • blume
  • blum
  • assume

Example sentences of the word loom


1. Noun, singular or mass
Match the new piece of green yarn to the piece already on the knitting loom.

Quotes containing the word loom


1. We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.
- Henry Ward Beecher

2. Swiftly the brain becomes an enchanted loom, where millions of flashing shuttles weave a dissolving pattern-always a meaningful pattern-though never an abiding one.
- Charles Sherrington

2. low-warp-loom

noun. a handloom in which the warp is carried horizontally; for weaving tapestry.

3. loom

verb. ['ˈluːm'] appear very large or occupy a commanding position.

Synonyms

  • rear
  • predominate
  • rise
  • tower
  • lift

Antonyms

  • level
  • head
  • subordinate
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • ljóma (Old Norse)
  • lome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loma (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. loom

verb. ['ˈluːm'] hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing.

Synonyms

  • dominate
  • hover
  • hang
  • overshadow
  • bulk large
  • eclipse

Antonyms

  • sit down
  • lie down
  • go to bed
  • turn in

Etymology

  • ljóma (Old Norse)
  • lome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loma (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. loom

noun. ['ˈluːm'] a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile.

Synonyms

  • Jacquard
  • carpet loom
  • handloom
  • power loom
  • figured-fabric loom
  • figure loom
  • Jacquard loom

Antonyms

  • fall
  • unfasten
  • emersion
  • ingress

Etymology

  • ljóma (Old Norse)
  • lome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loma (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. loom

verb. ['ˈluːm'] weave on a loom.

Synonyms

  • weave

Antonyms

  • egress
  • lower

Etymology

  • ljóma (Old Norse)
  • lome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • loma (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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