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English definition of “loom”

loom

verb [I]  /lum/ us  

loom verb [I] (APPEAR)

to appear, esp. when seeming large and threatening: Record budget deficits, now running well above $200 billion a year, loom over the recovery.
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loom

noun [C]  /lum/ us  

loom noun [C] (DEVICE)

a piece of equipment on which thread is woven into cloth
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