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Boom vs. Success

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Boomverb

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.’;

Successnoun

(obsolete) Something which happens as a consequence; the outcome or result.

Boomverb

To exclaim with force, to shout, to thunder.

Successnoun

The achievement of one's aim or goal.

‘His third attempt to pass the entrance exam was a success.’;

Boomverb

(transitive) To make something boom.

‘Men in grey robes slowly boom the drums of death.’;

Successnoun

(business) Financial profitability.

‘Don't let success go to your head.’;

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Boomverb

To publicly praise.

Successnoun

One who, or that which, achieves assumed goals.

‘Scholastically, he was a success.’; ‘The new range of toys has been a resounding success.’;

Boomverb

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

Successnoun

The fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame.

‘She is country music's most recent success.’;

Boomverb

To extend, or push, with a boom or pole.

‘to boom out a sail; to boom off a boat’;

Successnoun

Act of succeeding; succession.

‘Then all the sons of these five brethren reignedBy due success.’;

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Boomverb

(intransitive) To flourish, grow, or progress.

‘The population boomed in recent years.’; ‘Business was booming.’;

Successnoun

That which comes after; hence, consequence, issue, or result, of an endeavor or undertaking, whether good or bad; the outcome of effort.

‘Men . . . that are like to do that, that is committed to them, and to report back again faithfully the success.’; ‘Perplexed and troubled at his bad successThe tempter stood.’;

Boomverb

To cause to advance rapidly in price.

‘to boom railroad or mining shares’;

Successnoun

The favorable or prosperous termination of anything attempted; the attainment of a proposed object; prosperous issue.

‘Dream of success and happy victory!’; ‘Or teach with more success her sonThe vices of the time to shun.’; ‘Military successes, above all others, elevate the minds of a people.’;

Boomnoun

A low-pitched, resonant sound, such as of an explosion.

‘The boom of the surf.’;

Successnoun

That which meets with, or one who accomplishes, favorable results, as a play or a player.

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Boomnoun

One of the calls of certain monkeys or birds.

Successnoun

an event that accomplishes its intended purpose;

‘let's call heads a success and tails a failure’; ‘the election was a remarkable success for Republicans’;

Boomnoun

(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.

Successnoun

an attainment that is successful;

‘his success in the marathon was unexpected’; ‘his new play was a great success’;

Boomnoun

A movable pole used to support a microphone or camera.

Successnoun

a state of prosperity or fame;

‘he is enjoying great success’; ‘he does not consider wealth synonymous with success’;

Boomnoun

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

Successnoun

a person with a record of successes;

‘his son would never be the achiever that his father was’; ‘only winners need apply’; ‘if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success’;

Boomnoun

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

Successnoun

the accomplishment of an aim or purpose

‘the president had some success in restoring confidence’;

Boomnoun

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.

Successnoun

the attainment of fame, wealth, or social status

‘the success of his play’;

Boomnoun

A wishbone-shaped piece of windsurfing equipment.

Successnoun

a person or thing that achieves desired aims or attains fame, wealth, etc.

‘to judge from league tables, the school is a success’; ‘I must make a success of my business’;

Boomnoun

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

Successnoun

the good or bad outcome of an undertaking

‘the good or ill success of their maritime enterprises’;

Boomnoun

A gymnastics apparatus similar to a balance beam.

Boomnoun

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

Boominterjection

used to suggest the sound of an explosion.

Boominterjection

used to suggest something happening suddenly and unexpectedly.

Boomnoun

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.

Boomnoun

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.

Boomnoun

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

Boomnoun

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.

Boomnoun

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

Boomnoun

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

Boomnoun

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.

Boomverb

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

Boomverb

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.’;

Boomverb

To make a hollow sound, as of waves or cannon.

‘Alarm guns booming through the night air.’;

Boomverb

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

‘She comes booming down before it.’;

Boomverb

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

Boomverb

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.

Boomnoun

a deep prolonged loud noise

Boomnoun

a state of economic prosperity

Boomnoun

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’;

Boomnoun

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

Boomnoun

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

Boomverb

make a resonant sound, like artillery;

‘His deep voice boomed through the hall’;

Boomverb

hit hard;

‘He smashed a 3-run homer’;

Boomverb

be the case that thunder is being heard;

‘Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed’;

Boomverb

make a deep hollow sound;

‘Her voice booms out the words of the song’;

Boomverb

grow stronger;

‘The economy was booming’;

Boomnoun

a loud, deep, resonant sound

‘the deep boom of the bass drum’;

Boomnoun

the characteristic resonant cry of the bittern

‘the boom of the bittern may be enjoyed in the country’;

Boomnoun

a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth

‘the London property boom’;

Boomnoun

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

Boomnoun

a movable arm over a television or film set, carrying a microphone or camera

‘a boom mike’;

Boomnoun

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

Boomverb

make a loud, deep, resonant sound

‘thunder boomed in the sky’;

Boomverb

say in a loud, deep, resonant voice

‘‘Stop right there,’ boomed the Headmaster’;

Boomverb

(of a bittern) utter its characteristic resonant cry

‘a dozen bitterns boom mysteriously from the reeds’;

Boomverb

experience a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth

‘business is booming’;

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