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IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

Origin of zoom

First recorded in 1885–90; imitative

Other definitions for zoom (2 of 2)

Zoom
[ zoom ]
/ zum /
Digital Technology

Trademark.
a brand name for a software application and online service that enables voice and video phone calls over the internet.
verb (used with or without object)
to participate in a real-time conversation with (one or more people) using Zoom: Yesterday the kids Zoomed their grandparents in Florida.We Zoom with remote staff during our Friday meetings.

Origin of Zoom

First recorded in 2010–15; shortening of Zoom Video Communications
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How to use zoom in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for zoom

zoom
/ (zuːm) /

verb
noun
the sound or act of zooming

Word Origin for zoom

C20: of imitative origin
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