boom

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
boom

Plural
booms

A loud boom
  1. A boom is the sound that is made from an explosion.
    The boom of that volcano hurt my ears.
  2. A boom can also be any movable pole; in sailing, it is a pole that comes from the bottom of a sail.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
boom

Third-person singular
booms

Past tense
boomed

Past participle
boomed

Present participle
booming

  1. To boom is to make a loud sound.