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    loom

    loom - Dictionary definition and meaning for word loom

    Definition
    (noun) a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile Definition
    (verb) come into view indistinctly, often threateningly
    Example Sentence
    • Another air plane loomed into the sky
    Definition
    (verb) appear very large or occupy a commanding position
    Synonyms : hulk , predominate , tower
    Example Sentence
    • The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
    • Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall
    Definition
    (verb) hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
    Synonyms : brood , bulk large , hover
    Example Sentence
    • The terrible vision brooded over her all day long
    Definition
    (verb) weave on a loom
    Example Sentence
    • materials loomed in Egypt
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for loom

it sounds like 'zoom', so even when you zoom a picture or photo it enlarges & if you zoom it more it gets a bit distorted

danger "loomed" large.. a common phrase

Look- remember it by word 'looking' which is rather near in meaning.

we have looming factories where clothes are weaved.. it has large large machines...

"Handloom" cloths are brought to shape with hands

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