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 loom loom

noun

  • ( ) a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile  ( loom )
    a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
  • verb

  • ( ) come into view indistinctly, often threateningly  ( loom )
    come into view indistinctly, often threateningly
     Another air plane loomed into the sky
    Another air plane loomed into the sky
  • ( ) appear very large or occupy a commanding position  ( hulk, loom, predominate, tower )
    appear very large or occupy a commanding position
     The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
    The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
     Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall
    Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall
  • ( ) hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing  ( brood, bulk large, hover, loom )
    hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
     The terrible vision brooded over her all day long
    The terrible vision brooded over her all day long
  • weave on a loom  ( loom )
    weave on a loom
     materials loomed in Egypt
    materials loomed in Egypt


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