verb (used with object)
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verb (used without object)
Origin of loom2
Definition for loom (3 of 4)
noun British Dialect.
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Definition for loom (4 of 4)
Examples from the Web for loom
In Moscow, these costs will loom larger in six months or a year from now than they do today.
The shooting of the shooter made him loom all the larger in our imagination.
But the specter of political violence continues to loom over Egypt.
As long as a more comprehensive solution remains elusive, the risks of failure will continue to loom large.
Some of the figures who loom largest in neoconservative history—Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Jeane Kirkpatrick—were non-Jews.
Over one of them the woven product passes as the loom is operated, while the other holds the unwoven warp.The Library of Work and Play: Home Decoration|Charles Franklin Warner
Every house of any note could boast of a spinning wheel and loom.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
The threads of the warp extend in parallel order from the warp-beam to the front of the loom, and are attached to the cloth-roll.
Tie all ends, cut the woven sample away from the loom, and mount in note-book.
Of course as the centuries passed the parts of the loom were better made and weavers became more skilful.Stories of Useful Inventions|Samuel Eagle Foreman