HyperDic: loom

English > 5 senses of the word loom:
VERBstativeloomcome into view indistinctly, often threateningly
stativeloom, tower, predominate, hulkappear very large or occupy a commanding position
stativeloom, brood, hover, bulk largehang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
creationloomweave on a loom
NOUNartifactlooma textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
loom > pronunciation
Soundsluw'm
Rhymesabloom ... zoom: 56 rhymes with uwm...
English > loom: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile.
NarrowerJacquard loom, JacquardA loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads
carpet loomA loom for weaving carpeting
figure loom, figured-fabric loomA loom for weaving figured fabrics
handloomA loom powered by hand
power loomA loom operated mechanically
Broadertextile machineA machine for making textiles
Spanishtelar
Catalanteler
English > loom: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningCome into view indistinctly, often threateningly.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"Another air plane loomed into the sky"
Broaderlook, appear, seemGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
Spanishaparecer, asomarse, presentarse, surgir
Catalanaparèixer, presentar-se, sorgir, treure el cap, treure el nas
English > loom: 5 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningAppear very large or occupy a commanding position.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"
Synonymstower, predominate, hulk
Broaderrise, lift, rearRise up
Spanishamenazar, elevarse, encumbrarse, predominar, torrar
Catalanelevar-se, encastellar-se, encimbellar, enlairar-se, predominar
English > loom: 5 senses > verb 3, stative
Meaninghang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
ModelSome big birds loom in the tree; There loom some big birds in the tree
Synonymsbrood, hover, bulk large
Narrowerovershadow, dominate, eclipseBe greater in significance than
BroaderhangBe menacing, burdensome, or oppressive
Spanishabalanzarse, aparecer, surgir
Catalanabalançar-se, aparèixer, sorgir
English > loom: 5 senses > verb 4, creation
MeaningWeave on a loom.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"materials loomed in Egypt"
Broaderweave, tissuecreate a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton

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