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English → English (WordNet) Definition: loom loom n : a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile v 1: come into view indistinctly, often threateningly; “Another air plane loomed into the sky” 2: appear very large or occupy a commanding position; “The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain”; “Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall” [syn: tower, predominate, hulk] 3: hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; “The terrible vision brooded over her all day long” [syn: brood, hover, bulk large]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Looming Loom \Loom\ (l[=oo]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Loomed (l[=oo]md); p. pr. & vb. n. Looming.] [OE. lumen to shine, Icel. ljoma; akin to AS. le['o]ma light, and E. light; or cf. OF. lumer to shine, L. luminare to illumine, lumen light; akin to E. light. [root]122. See Light not dark.] 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. [1913 Webster] Awful she looms, the terror of the main. --H. J. Pye. [1913 Webster] 2. To rise and to be eminent; to be elevated or ennobled, in a moral sense. [1913 Webster] On no occasion does he [Paul] loom so high, and shine so gloriously, as in the context. --J. M. Mason. [1913 Webster] 3. To become imminent; to impend. [PJC] Looming \Loom"ing\, n. The indistinct and magnified appearance of objects seen in particular states of the atmosphere. See Mirage. [1913 Webster]


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