HyperDic: broom

English > 5 senses of the word broom:
NOUNartifactbrooma cleaning implement for sweeping / sweeping
plantbroomany of various shrubs of the genera ... / genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers
plantbroom, heather, ling, Scots heather, Calluna vulgariscommon Old World heath represented by many varieties
VERBcontactbroom, sweepsweep with a broom or as if with a broom
contactbroomfinish with a broom
broom > pronunciation
Soundsbruw'm
Rhymesabloom ... zoom: 56 rhymes with uwm...
English > broom: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA cleaning implement for sweeping / sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle.
Partsbroomstick, broom handleThe handle of a broom
NarrowerbesomA broom made of twigs tied together on a long handle
push broomA wide broom that is pushed ahead of the sweeper
whisk, whisk broomA small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
Broadercleaning implement, cleaning device, cleaning equipmentAny of a large class of implements used for cleaning
Spanishescoba
Catalanescombra
Verbsbroomsweep with a broom or as if with a broom
English > broom: 5 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny of various shrubs of the genera ... / genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers.
Member ofPapilionoideae, subfamily PapilionoideaeAlternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
NarrowerSpanish broom, Spanish gorse, Genista hispanicaErect shrub of southwestern Europe having racemes of golden yellow flowers
Spanish broom, weaver's broom, Spartium junceumtall thornless shrub having pale yellow flowers and flexible rushlike twigs used in basketry
broom tree, needle furze, petty whin, Genista anglicaprickly yellow-flowered shrub of the moors of New England and Europe
common broom, Scotch broom, green broom, Cytisus scopariusdeciduous erect spreading broom native to western Europe
weeping tree broomsmall shrubby tree of New Zealand having weeping branches and racemes of white to violet flowers followed by woolly indehiscent two-seeded pods
white broom, white Spanish broom, Cytisus albus, Cytisus multiflorusLow European broom having trifoliate leaves and yellowish-white flowers
woodwaxen, dyer's greenweed, dyer's-broom, dyeweed, greenweed, whin, woadwaxen, Genista tinctoriasmall Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Spanishhiniesta
English > broom: 5 senses > noun 3, plant
Meaningcommon Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere.
Synonymsheather, ling, Scots heather, Calluna vulgaris
Member ofCalluna, genus CallunaOne species
BroaderheathA low evergreen shrub of the family Ericaceae
Spanishbrezo
Catalanbruc, bruguerola, Calluna vulgaris
English > broom: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningsweep with a broom or as if with a broom.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsweep
Broaderwipe, pass overrub with a circular motion
Similar tosweepclean by sweeping
Spanishbarrer, escoba
Catalanescombrar
Nounsbrooma cleaning implement for sweeping / sweeping
English > broom: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningFinish with a broom.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderfinishProvide with a finish
Spanishbarrer

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