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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Boom·ing, n. The act of producing a hollow or roaring sound; a violent rushing with heavy roar; as, the booming of the sea; a deep, hollow sound; as, the booming of bitterns.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Boom v. i. [imp. & p. p. Boomed p. pr. & vb. n. Booming.]
 1. To cry with a hollow note; to make a hollow sound, as the bittern, and some insects.
 At eve the beetle boometh
 Athwart the thicket lone.   --Tennyson.
 2. To make a hollow sound, as of waves or cannon.
    Alarm guns booming through the night air.   --W. Irving.
 3. To rush with violence and noise, as a ship under a press of sail, before a free wind.
    She comes booming down before it.   --Totten.
 4. To have a rapid growth in market value or in popular favor; to go on rushingly.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Boom·ing, a.
 1. Rushing with violence; swelling with a hollow sound; making a hollow sound or note; roaring; resounding.
    O'er the sea-beat ships the booming waters roar.   --Falcone.
 2. Advancing or increasing amid noisy excitement; as, booming prices; booming popularity. [Colloq. U. S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a
             palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new
             business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving
             tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"
             [syn: flourishing, palmy, prospering, prosperous,
              roaring, thriving]
      2: used of the voice [syn: stentorian]