booming
Hushing Hush"ing, n. (Mining) The process of washing ore, or of uncovering mineral veins, by a heavy discharge of water from a reservoir; flushing; -- also called {booming} and {hydraulic mining}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Booming — Boom ing, a. 1. Rushing with violence; swelling with a hollow sound; making a hollow sound or note; roaring; resounding. [1913 Webster] O er the sea beat ships the booming waters roar. Falcone. [1913 Webster] 2. Advancing or increasing amid noisy …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Booming — Boom ing, n. The act of producing a hollow or roaring sound; a violent rushing with heavy roar; as, the booming of the sea; a deep, hollow sound; as, the booming of bitterns. Howitt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • booming — index prosperous, resounding, successful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Booming — Boom Boom (b[=oo]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Boomed}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Booming}.] [Of imitative origin; cf. OE. bommen to hum, D. bommen to drum, sound as an empty barrel, also W. bwmp a hollow sound; aderyn y bwmp, the bird of the hollow sound, i.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • booming — adjective Date: 1682 1. making a loud deep sound < his booming voice > 2. forcefully or powerfully executed < hit a booming serve > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • booming — / bu:mɪŋ/ adjective which is expanding or becoming prosperous ● a booming industry or company ● Technology is a booming sector of the economy …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • booming — / bu:mɪŋ/ adjective which is expanding or becoming prosperous ● a booming industry or company ● Technology is a booming sector of the economy …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • booming — adj. Booming is used with these nouns: ↑business, ↑economy, ↑industry, ↑laugh, ↑market, ↑sound, ↑trade, ↑voice …   Collocations dictionary

  • booming — Ⅰ. boom [1] ► NOUN ▪ a loud, deep, resonant sound. ► VERB ▪ make this sound. DERIVATIVES booming adjective boomy adjective. ORIGIN imitative; perhaps from Dutch bommen to hum, buzz …   English terms dictionary

  • booming — Synonyms and related words: balmy, birring, blooming, blossoming, bombilation, bombinating, bombination, boom, burring, buzzing, cannonade, cannonading, clear, deafening, droning, ear piercing, ear rending, ear splitting, earthshaking, echo,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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