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Noun
A loud, deep, resonant sound
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“A loud boom was heard as these battling behemoths fell toward the ground, pinning poor Ms. Cantazo underneath.”
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An instance or period of increasing or expanding in amount, value or size
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“State wildlife biologist Joe Lamandola says that with the population boom has come a boom in complaints.”
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A period of prosperity or economic growth
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“During the economic boom of the '80s and early '90s, the sector's output grew by 20 percent per year.”
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A movable pole, typically used to support a microphone or camera
“When you move a boom mic in front of a lighted scene and move the boom around a little, you may notice shadows on the actor or on the background whenever the mic or boom passes through a spotlight beam.”
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A sharp or resounding hit or blow
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Anything which is a mine of wealth or yields a large income or return
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A long rigid piece of wood, metal, or similar material
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A tall upright post, spar, or other structure on a ship or boat, in sailing vessels generally carrying a sail or sails
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Economic growth
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Telephone truck
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High birthrate
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A barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir used to generate electricity or as a water supply
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A sound or sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener
Verb
To develop, increase or grow rapidly
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“He felt that greater government regulation would create consumer trust and sales would boom.”
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To prosper or be successful
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“Locals are hoping that business will boom once the festival starts.”
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To make a loud, deep, resonant sound
“The thunder would boom in the distance with cracks of light breaking the sky.”
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To say in a loud, deep, resonant voice
“But when he wanted something done, he would boom at her until she shook in her shoes.”
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To burst or shatter violently and noisily
Adjective
Characterized by prosperity or affluence
“It was a boom period economically, and there were great demands for labor to keep up with the production of consumer goods.”
Interjection
Used to show that something appears by magic
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