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|a deep prolonged loud noise
|a state of economic prosperity
|a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line
|a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set
|any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring
|A long pole or spar, run out for the purpose of extending the bottom of a particular sail; as, the jib boom, the studding-sail boom, etc.
|A hollow roar, as of waves or cannon; also, the hollow cry of the bittern; a booming.
|make a resonant sound, like artillery
His deep voice boomed through the hall
He smashed a 3-run homer
|be the case that thunder is being heard
Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed
|make a deep hollow sound
Her voice booms out the words of the song
The deer population in this town is thriving
business is booming
|To extend, or push, with a boom or pole; as, to boom out a sail; to boom off a boat.
|To cry with a hollow note; to make a hollow sound, as the bittern, and some insects.
|To cause to advance rapidly in price; as, to boom railroad or mining shares; to create a "boom" for; as to boom Mr. C. for senator.