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Boom

A loud, deep, resonant sound
The deep boom of the bass drum
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Skyrocket

A skyrocket is a type of firework that uses a solid-fuel rocket to rise quickly into the sky; a bottle rocket is a small skyrocket. At the apex of its ascent, it is usual for a variety of effects (stars, bangs, crackles, etc.) to be emitted.
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Boom

A period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth
The London property boom
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Skyrocket

A firework that ascends high into the air where it explodes in a brilliant cascade of flares and starlike sparks.
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Boom

A pivoted spar to which the foot of a vessel's sail is attached, allowing the angle of the sail to be changed.
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Skyrocket

To rise or cause to rise rapidly and suddenly
Wheat prices skyrocketed. Discovery of oil here has skyrocketed land values.
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Boom

A movable arm over a television or film set, carrying a microphone or camera
A boom mike
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Skyrocket

A type of firework that uses a solid rocket engine to rise quickly into the sky where it emits a variety of effects such as stars, bangs, crackles, etc.
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Boom

A floating beam used to contain oil spills or to form a barrier across the mouth of a harbour or river.
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Skyrocket

(by extension) A rebuke, a scolding.
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Boom

Make a loud, deep, resonant sound
Thunder boomed in the sky
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Skyrocket

Pocket.
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Boom

Experience a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth
Business is booming
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Skyrocket

(intransitive) To rise or increase suddenly and extremely; to shoot up; to surge or spike.
The shortage caused prices to skyrocket.
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Boom

To make a deep, resonant sound.
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Skyrocket

(transitive) To cause to increase suddenly and extremely.
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Boom

To grow, develop, or progress rapidly; flourish
Business is booming.
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Skyrocket

A rocket that ascends high and burns as it flies; a species of fireworks.
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Boom

To utter or give forth with a deep, resonant sound
A field commander booming out orders.
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Skyrocket

To rise rapidly; - usually used figuratively, as of prices.
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Boom

To cause to grow or flourish; boost.
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Skyrocket

Propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
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Boom

To move or position using a crane
Boomed the cargo onto the ship.
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Skyrocket

Sends a firework display high into the sky
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Boom

A deep resonant sound, as of an explosion.
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Skyrocket

Shoot up abruptly, like a rocket;
Prices skyrocketed
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Boom

A time of economic prosperity.
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Boom

A sudden increase, as in popularity.
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Boom

(Nautical) A spar extending usually from a mast to hold the foot, clew, or tack of a sail.
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Boom

A long pole extending upward at an angle from the mast of a derrick to support or guide objects being lifted or suspended.
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Boom

A barrier composed of a chain of floating logs, typically used to block the passage of boats or to arrest the downstream motion of logs in a log drive.
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Boom

A floating barrier serving to catch debris or to contain an oil spill.
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Boom

A long movable arm used to maneuver and support a microphone.
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Boom

A spar that connects the tail surfaces and the main structure of an airplane.
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Boom

A long hollow tube attached to a tanker aircraft, through which fuel flows to another aircraft being refueled in flight.
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Boom

To make a loud, hollow, 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.
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Boom

To exclaim with force, to shout, to thunder.
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Boom

Of a Eurasian bittern, to make its deep, resonant territorial vocalisation.
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Boom

(transitive) To make something boom.
Men in grey robes slowly boom the drums of death.
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Boom

(aviation) To subject to a sonic boom.
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Boom

To publicly praise.
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Boom

To rush with violence and noise, as a ship under a press of sail, before a free wind.
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Boom

(computer chess) To rapidly adjust the evaluation of a position away from zero, indicating a likely win or loss.
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Boom

To extend, or push, with a boom or pole.
To boom out a sail
To boom off a boat
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Boom

(usually with "up" or "down") To raise or lower with a crane boom.
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Boom

(intransitive) To flourish, grow, or progress.
The population boomed in recent years.
Business was booming.
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Boom

To cause to advance rapidly in price.
To boom railroad or mining shares
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Boom

A low-pitched, resonant sound, such as of an explosion.
The boom of the surf.
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Boom

A rapid expansion or increase.
You should prepare for the coming boom in the tech industry.
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Boom

(aviation) sonic boom
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Boom

One of the calls of certain monkeys or birds.
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Boom

(computer chess) An instance of booming.
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Boom

(nautical) A spar extending the foot of a sail; a spar rigged outboard from a ship's side to which boats are secured in harbour.
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Boom

A movable pole used to support a microphone or camera.
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Boom

(by extension) A microphone supported on such a pole.
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Boom

A horizontal member of a crane or derrick, used for lifting.
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Boom

(electronics) The longest element of a Yagi antenna, on which the other, smaller ones are transversally mounted.
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Boom

A floating barrier used to obstruct navigation, for military or other purposes; or used for the containment of an oil spill or to control the flow of logs from logging operations.
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Boom

A wishbone-shaped piece of windsurfing equipment.
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Boom

The section of the arm on a backhoe closest to the tractor.
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Boom

A gymnastics apparatus similar to a balance beam.
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Boom

A period of prosperity, growth, progress, or high market activity.
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Boom

Used to suggest the sound of an explosion.
Crash boom bang
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Boom

Used to suggest something happening suddenly and unexpectedly.
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Boom

The sound of a bass drum beating.
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Boom

The sound of a cannon firing.
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Boom

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.
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Boom

A long spar or beam, projecting from the mast of a derrick, from the outer end of which the body to be lifted is suspended.
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Boom

A pole with a conspicuous top, set up to mark the channel in a river or harbor.
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Boom

A strong chain cable, or line of spars bound together, extended across a river or the mouth of a harbor, to obstruct navigation or passage.
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Boom

A line of connected floating timbers stretched across a river, or inclosing an area of water, to keep saw logs, etc., from floating away.
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Boom

A hollow roar, as of waves or cannon; also, the hollow cry of the bittern; a booming.
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Boom

A strong and extensive advance, with more or less noisy excitement; - applied colloquially or humorously to market prices, the demand for stocks or commodities and to political chances of aspirants to office; as, a boom in the stock market; a boom in coffee.
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Boom

To extend, or push, with a boom or pole; as, to boom out a sail; to boom off a boat.
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Boom

To cry with a hollow note; to make a hollow sound, as the bittern, and some insects.
At eve the beetle boomethAthwart the thicket lone.
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Boom

To make a hollow sound, as of waves or cannon.
Alarm guns booming through the night air.
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Boom

To rush with violence and noise, as a ship under a press of sail, before a free wind.
She comes booming down before it.
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Boom

To have a rapid growth in market value or in popular favor; to go on rushingly.
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Boom

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.
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Boom

A deep prolonged loud noise
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Boom

A state of economic prosperity
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Boom

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
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Boom

A pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set
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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
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Boom

Make a resonant sound, like artillery;
His deep voice boomed through the hall
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Boom

Hit hard;
He smashed a 3-run homer
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Boom

Be the case that thunder is being heard;
Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed
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Boom

Make a deep hollow sound;
Her voice booms out the words of the song
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Boom

Grow stronger;
The economy was booming
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