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Verb: zoom  zoom
  1. Move along very quickly
    - zoom along, whizz, whizz along, barrel, rocket, belt, bucket
     
  2. Move with a low humming noise
     
  3. Rise rapidly
    "the dollar zoomed against the yen";
    - soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge
     
  4. Change the view of an image so as to magnify or shrink it, e.g. when showing a picture on a computer or changing the focal length of a camera lens
Noun: zoom  zoom
  1. A rapid rise
    - rapid climb, rapid growth
     
  2. The act of rising upward into the air
    - soar

Derived forms: zooms, zoomed, zooming

Type of: arise, ascending, ascension, ascent, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, come up, go, go up, hasten, hie [archaic], hotfoot, hurry, lift, locomote, move, move up, pelt along, race, rise, rising, rush, rush along, speed, step on it, travel, travel rapidly, uprise, zip

Encyclopedia: Zoom