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English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Boom — may refer to:Pole or spar application* Boom (sailing), spar at the foot of a sail on a sailboat * Boom (windsurfing), a wishbone shaped piece of windsurfing equipment * Boom barrier, a barrier used to block vehicular access through a controlled… …   Wikipedia

  • boom — Ⅰ. boom [1] ► NOUN ▪ a loud, deep, resonant sound. ► VERB ▪ make this sound. DERIVATIVES booming adjective boomy adjective. ORIGIN imitative; perhaps from Dutch bommen to hum, buzz …   English terms dictionary

  • Boom (sailing) — In sailing, a boom is a spar (pole), along the foot (bottom) of a fore and aft rigged sail, that greatly improves control of the angle and shape of the sail. The primary action of the boom is to keep the foot of the sail flatter when the sail… …   Wikipedia

  • boom — I. /bum / (say boohm) verb (i) 1. to make a deep, prolonged, resonant sound; make a rumbling, humming, or droning noise. 2. to move with a resounding rush or great impetus. 3. to progress or flourish vigorously, as a business, a city, etc. –verb… …   Australian English dictionary

  • boom — {{11}}boom (n.) long pole, 1540s, from Scottish boun, borrowed from Du. boom tree, pole, beam, from a M.Du. word analogous to O.E. beam (see BEAM (Cf. beam)). The business sense (1873) is sometimes said to be from this word, from the nautical… …   Etymology dictionary

  • boom — 1. n. & v. n. a deep resonant sound. v.intr. make or speak with a boom. Etymology: imit. 2. n. & v. n. a period of prosperity or sudden activity in commerce. v.intr. (esp. of commercial ventures) be suddenly prosperous or successful. Phrases and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • boom — I. verb Etymology: Middle English bomben, bummen, of imitative origin Date: 15th century intransitive verb 1. to make a deep hollow sound 2. a. to increase in importance, popularity, or esteem b. to experience a sudden rapid growth and expansion… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boom —   n. long spar extending foot of sail.    ♦ boom sail,    ♦ boom sheet, etc., sail, sheet, etc., attached to boom …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • foot — Synonyms and related words: Alexandrine, accent, accentuation, add, amble, ambulate, amphibrach, amphimacer, anacrusis, anapest, ankle, antispast, arch, arsis, bacchius, ball the jack, barge, barrel, base, baseboard, basement, beat, boltrope,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • boom — 1. verb /buːm/ a) To make a loud, resonant sound. Business was booming. b) To exclaim with force, to shout, to thunder. 2. noun /buːm/ a) A low pitched, resonant sound, such as of an explosion …   Wiktionary

  • boom — Synonyms and related words: Carling float, access, accession, accretion, accrual, accrue, accruement, accumulate, accumulation, addition, advance, aggrandizement, amplification, appreciate, appreciation, arch dam, ascent, augmentation, awake the… …   Moby Thesaurus

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