Translation of "loom" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /luːm/ us

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

Dark storm clouds loomed on the horizon.

If an unwanted or unpleasant event looms, it seems likely to happen soon and causes worry. (of an unwanted or unpleasant event) to seem likely to happen soon and cause worry

avecinarse, amenazar
Her final exams are looming.
Here, too, the threat of unemployment has been looming on the horizon.
The threat of closure looms over the workforce.


noun uk /luːm/ us

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


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


noun /luːm/

a machine in which thread is woven into a fabric.


(Translation of “loom” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)