Pronunciation: lŌm
n.1.(Zool.) See Loon, the bird.
1.A frame or machine of wood or other material, in which a weaver forms cloth out of thread; a machine for interweaving yarn or threads into a fabric, as in knitting or lace making.
2.(Naut.) That part of an oar which is near the grip or handle and inboard from the rowlock.
v. i.1.To appear above the surface either of sea or land, or to appear enlarged, or distorted and indistinct, as a distant object, a ship at sea, or a mountain, esp. from atmospheric influences; as, the ship looms large; the land looms high.
[imp. & p. p. Loomed (lŌmd); p. pr. & vb. n. Looming.]
Awful she looms, the terror of the main.
- H. J. Pye.
2.To rise and to be eminent; to be elevated or ennobled, in a moral sense.
3.To become imminent; to impend.
n.1.The state of looming; esp., an unnatural and indistinct appearance of elevation or enlargement of anything, as of land or of a ship, seen by one at sea.
Noun1.Loomloom - a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
Verb1.loom - come into view indistinctly, often threateningly; "Another air plane loomed into the sky"
2.loom - appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"
Synonyms: hulk, tower, predominate
3.loom - hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"
Synonyms: bulk large, brood, hover
anticipate, approach, arise, ascend, await, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be in store, be to be, be to come, become manifest, become visible, braid, brew, bulk, bulk large, come, come forth, come forward, come in sight, come on, come out, come to hand, come to light, come up, coming, confront, crop out, curl upwards, dominate, draw near, draw nigh, draw on, enlace, enter, entwine, exceed, expect, face, fade in, foresee, foretell, forthcome, forthcoming, futurity, gather, go up, grow up, hand loom, hang over, heave in sight, hope, hover, hover over, immediate future, imminence, impend, impendence, impendency, interknit, interlace, intertie, intertissue, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, intort, issue, issue forth, knit, knitting machine, lace, levitate, lie ahead, lie over, look for, look forth, look forward to, loom large, loop, lower, make up, mat, materialize, menace, mount, near, near future, net, noose, outcrop, outsoar, outstrip, overhang, overshadow, overtop, peep out, plait, plan, pleach, plot, predict, predominate, project, prophesy, raddle, rear, rear its head, rear up, rise, rise above, rise up, see the light, show, show up, shuttle, soar, spiral, spire, splice, stand out, stand up, stream forth, strike the eye, surface, surge, swarm up, sweep up, take form, take shape, threaten, tissue, tower, tower above, transcend, turn up, twill, twine, twist, up, upgo, upgrow, upheave, uprise, upspin, upstream, upsurge, upswarm, upwind, wattle, weave, weaver, web, wreathe
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looking at
looking for
looking glass
looking glass tree
looking-glass plant
lookout man
lookout station
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loony bin
loony toons
loop combination
loop fusion
loop gain
loop knot
loop through
loop topology
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