Translation of "loom" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

loom

verb [ I ] uk /luːm/ us /luːm/
APPEAR 出现

C2 to appear as a large, often frightening or unclear shape or object

(令人惊恐地)隐约显现;赫然耸现
Dark storm clouds loomed on the horizon. 天边隐约出现了一团团的乌云。
CAUSE WORRY 担心

C2 If an unwanted or unpleasant event looms, it seems likely to happen soon and causes worry.

(不希望或不愉快的事情)阴森地逼近
Her final exams are looming. 考试日益逼近,她非常担心。
Here, too, the threat of unemployment has been looming on the horizon. 另外还有失业的威胁在逼近,令人忧虑。
The threat of closure looms over the workforce. 工厂可能关闭,令工人们焦虑不安。

Idiom(s)

noun [ C ] uk /luːm/ us /luːm/

a piece of equipment for weaving (= making thread into cloth)

织布机

(Translation of “loom” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)