Complete Definition of "loom"

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English

Pronunciation
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:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uËm|-uËm

Etymology
(noun) Middle English lome<Old English gelÅma<ge- (perfective prefix) + lÅma ("utensil, tool"), of unknown origin, akin to Middle Dutch allame, "tool"

Noun
en-noun

  1. A loon, the bird.
  2. A frame or machine of wood or other material, in which a weaver forms cloth out of thread; a machine for interweaving yarn or threads into a fabric, as in knitting or lace making.
  3. That part of an oar which is near the grip or handle and inboard from the rowlock.

Translations
trans-top|loon, the bird
Portuguese: mobelha f
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|frame in which to weave
Albanian: avlëmend, tezgjah, vegjë
Czech: tkalcovský stav m (frame), tkací stroj m (machine)
Finnish: kangaspuut
Portuguese: tear m
trans-mid
Swedish: vävstol c
trans-bottom

trans-top|part of an oar
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb

  1. To impend; to threaten or hang over.

#:''The clouds loomed over the mountains.

Translations
Chinese: æ¦è§å°åºç°, éæ¸å°åç°
Finnish: häämöttää, siintää, kuvastua
Spanish: telar


Estonian

Noun
loom

  1. animal

Category:Estonian nouns
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