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Noun boom has 5 senses
  1. boom, roar, roaring, thunder - a deep prolonged loud noise
    --1 is a kind of noise
    Derived forms: verb boom4, verb boom1
  2. boom - a state of economic prosperity
    --2 is a kind of
    Derived form: verb boom5
  3. boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce - 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 lik an assembly line"
    --3 is a kind of happening, occurrence, natural event
  4. boom, microphone boom - a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set
    --4 is a kind of pole
  5. boom - 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
    --5 is a kind of
    --5 is a part of sailing vessel, sailing ship
Verb boom has 5 senses
  1. boom, din - make a resonant sound, like artillery; "His deep voice boomed through the hall"
    --1 is one way to sound, go
    Derived form: noun boom1
    Sample sentences:
    Cars boom in the streets
    The streets boom with cars
  2. smash, nail, boom, blast - hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"
    --2 is one way to hit
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. thunder, boom - be the case that thunder is being heard; "Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed"
    Sample sentences:
    It was booming all day long
    The business is going to boom
  4. boom, boom out - make a deep hollow sound; "Her voice booms out the words of the song"
    --4 is one way to sound, go
    Derived form: noun boom1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. boom, prosper, thrive, get ahead, flourish, expand - grow stronger; "The economy was booming"
    --5 is one way to grow
    Derived form: noun boom2
    Sample sentence:
    The business is going to boom
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