Definition of Boom. Meaning of Boom. Synonyms of Boom

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Boom. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Boom and, of course, Boom synonyms and on the right images related to the word Boom.

Definition of Boom

Boom
Boom Boom (b[=oo]m), n. [D. boom tree, pole, beam, bar. See Beam.] 1. (Naut.) A long pole or spar, run out for the purpose of extending the bottom of a particular sail; as, the jib boom, the studding-sail boom, etc. 2. (Mech.) A long spar or beam, projecting from the mast of a derrick, from the outer end of which the body to be lifted is suspended. 3. A pole with a conspicuous top, set up to mark the channel in a river or harbor. [Obs.] 4. (Mil. & Naval) A strong chain cable, or line of spars bound together, extended across a river or the mouth of a harbor, to obstruct navigation or passage. 5. (Lumbering) A line of connected floating timbers stretched across a river, or inclosing an area of water, to keep saw logs, etc., from floating away. Boom iron, one of the iron rings on the yards through which the studding-sail booms traverse. The booms, that space on the upper deck of a ship between the foremast and mainmast, where the boats, spare spars, etc., are stowed. --Totten.
Boom
Boom Boom (b[=oo]m), v. t. (Naut.) To extend, or push, with a boom or pole; as, to boom out a sail; to boom off a boat.
Boom
Boom Boom (b[=oo]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Boomed, p. pr. & vb. n. Booming.] [Of imitative origin; cf. OE. bommen to hum, D. bommen to drum, sound as an empty barrel, also W. bwmp a hollow sound; aderyn y bwmp, the bird of the hollow sound, i. e., the bittern. Cf. Bum, Bump, v. i., Bomb, v. i.] 1. To cry with a hollow note; to make a hollow sound, as the bittern, and some insects. At eve the beetle boometh Athwart the thicket lone. --Tennyson. 2. To make a hollow sound, as of waves or cannon. Alarm guns booming through the night air. --W. Irving. 3. To rush with violence and noise, as a ship under a press of sail, before a free wind. She comes booming down before it. --Totten. 4. To have a rapid growth in market value or in popular favor; to go on rushingly.
Boom
Boom Boom, n. 1. A hollow roar, as of waves or cannon; also, the hollow cry of the bittern; a booming. 2. A strong and extensive advance, with more or less noisy excitement; -- applied colloquially or humorously to market prices, the demand for stocks or commodities and to political chances of aspirants to office; as, a boom in the stock market; a boom in coffee. [Colloq. U. S.]
Boom
Boom Boom, v. t. To cause to advance rapidly in price; as, to boom railroad or mining shares; to create a ``boom' for; as to boom Mr. C. for senator. [Colloq. U. S.]

Meaning of Boom from wikipedia

- Look up Boom or boom in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Boom may refer to: Boom (containment), a temporary floating barrier used to contain an oil spill...
- "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!" is a song by Dutch Eurodance group Vengaboys, released as a single in October 1998 from the band's debut album, Up & Down -...
- "Boom Boom Boom" is a 1995 song by the American hip house duo The Outhere Brothers, released as the fourth single from their debut album, 1 Polish, 2 Biscuits...
- Look up boom-boom in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Boom Boom, Boom Boom Boom and Boom Boom Boom Boom may refer to: Boom Boom Ox, a decorated ox used...
- "Boom Boom Pow" is a song by American hip hop group the Black E**** Peas, released as the lead single from their fifth studio album, The E.N.D. It features...
- Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom is an album by Tom Tom Club, released in 1988. It includes a cover of the Velvet Underground's "Femme Fatale", with David Byrne...
- "Shakalaka Boom Boom Review 3/5 | Shakalaka Boom Boom Movie Review | Shakalaka Boom Boom 2007 Public Review | Film Review". Shakalaka Boom Boom at IMDb...
- Shaka Laka Boom Boom is an Indian television series. It was written and directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya. Merchandise based on the series were also launched...
- Sophisticated Boom Boom is the debut studio album by English pop band Dead or Alive, released in April 1984 by Epic Records. Featuring mostly synth-pop...
- Baby boomers, often shortened to boomers, are the demographic cohort following the Silent Generation and preceding Generation X. The generation is often...