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Definizione monolingua boom



boom (third-person singular simple present booms, present participle booming, simple past and past participle boomed)

  1. To make a loud, resonant sound.
    • Thunder boomed in the distance and lightning flashes lit up the horizon.
    • The cannon boomed, recoiled, and spewed a heavy smoke cloud.
    • Beneath the cliff, the sea was booming on the rocks.
    • I can hear the organ slowly booming from the chapel.
  2. (transitive) (figuratively, of speech) To exclaim with force, to shout, to thunder.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter I and XVII:
      I was about to reach for the marmalade, when I heard the telephone tootling out in the hall and rose to attend to it. “Bertram Woosters residence,” I said, having connected with the instrument. “Wooster in person at this end. Oh hullo,” I added, for the voice that boomed over the wire was that of Mrs Thomas Portarlington Travers of Brinkley Court, Market Snodsbury, near Droitwich – or, putting it another way, my good and deserving Aunt Dahlia.
      “Id give a tenner to have Aubrey Upjohn here at this moment.” “You can get him for nothing. Hes in Uncle Toms study.” Her face lit up. “He is?” [Aunt Dahlia] threw her head back and inflated the lungs. “UPJOHN!” she boomed, rather like someone calling the cattle home across the sands of Dee, and I issued a kindly word of warning. “Watch that blood pressure, old ancestor.”
  3. (transitive) To make something boom.
    • Men in grey robes slowly booming the drums of death.

boom (plural booms)

  1. A low-pitched, resonant sound, such as of an explosion.
    The boom of the surf.
  2. One of the calls of certain monkeys.
    • 1990, Mark A. Berkley, William C. Stebbins, Comparative Perception
      Interestingly, the blue monkeys boom and pyow calls are both long-distance signals (Brown, 1989), yet the two calls differ in respect to their susceptibility to habitat-induced degradation.

Definizione italiano>inglese boom


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Traduzione 'veloce'

boma |asta |aumento |boom |braccio |giraffa |minacciare |muggire |prosperare |rimbombare |rimbombo |riprendere |urlare |

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