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zoom

Noun

1 a rapid rise [syn: rapid climb, rapid growth]
2 the act of rising upward into the air [syn: soar]

Verb

1 move along very quickly [syn: zoom along, whizz, whizz along]
2 move with a low humming noise
3 rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yes" [syn: soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge]

Moby Thesaurus

acrobatics, aerobatics, ascend, aspire, ball the jack, banking, barrel, become airborne, boom, bowl along, breeze, breeze along, brush, chandelle, claw skyward, climb, clip, crabbing, cut along, dive, diving, fishtailing, fleet, flit, float, fly, fly aloft, fly low, foot, gain altitude, glide, go fast, hang, highball, hoick, hover, kite, leave the ground, magnify, make knots, mount, nip, nose dive, outstrip the wind, plane, poise, pour it on, power dive, pull-up, pullout, pushdown, recede, rip, rolling, scorch, sideslip, sizzle, skim, soar, speed, spiral, spire, stall, storm along, stunting, sweep, tactical maneuvers, take off, tear, tear along, thunder along, volplane,

English

Pronunciation

Noun

zoom
  1. a humming noise from something moving very fast
  2. a quick ascent
  3. a big increase
  4. an augmentation of a view as with a lens

Translations

Verb

  1. to move fast with a humming noise
  2. to fly an airplane straight up
  3. to move rapidly
  4. to go up sharply, as in prices zoomed
  5. to change the focal length of a zoom lens

Derived terms

Translations

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

zoom m
plural: zomen
  1. border of a cloth that is turned around and stitched

French

Pronunciation

/zum/

Noun

fr-noun m
  1. zoom (photography)
Zoom may refer to:

Companies

  • Zoom Airlines, a Canadian based, low-cost trans-atlantic airline
  • Zoom Corporation, a Japanese audio company, distributed in the U.S. under the Samson family of companies
  • Zoom Technologies, a modem manufacturer located in Boston, Massachusetts

Television

  • ZOOM, a children's television show created by PBS
  • zOOm, an Indian entertainment and lifestyle television channel.

Music

Other

See also

  • Zoom In, a teen produced news and entertainment show which broadcasts in the San Francisco Bay Area on cable channels 27 and 29
zoom in German: Zoom
zoom in Esperanto: Zomo
zoom in French: Zoom (homonymie)
zoom in Indonesian: Zoom
zoom in Dutch: Zoom
zoom in Japanese: ズーム
zoom in Slovak: Zoom
zoom in Finnish: Zoom
zoom in Swedish: Zoom
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