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 Meanings and Examples of BOOM
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boom
 n.  bonanza; prosperity; prosper; expand; flourish
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  In spite of war, fire and Reconstruction, Atlanta had again become a boom town.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  The prodigious strain upon the main-sail had parted the weather-sheet, and the tremendous boom was now flying from side to side, completely sweeping the entire after part of the deck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
3  The poor fellow whom Queequeg had handled so roughly, was swept overboard; all hands were in a panic; and to attempt snatching at the boom to stay it, seemed madness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
4  Nothing was done, and nothing seemed capable of being done; those on deck rushed towards the bows, and stood eyeing the boom as if it were the lower jaw of an exasperated whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
5  As they climbed the hill on the farther side artillery began to boom.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  There was a long silence, profound and unbroken; then a deep, sullen boom came floating down out of the distance.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
7  They waited a time that seemed an age, and then the same muffled boom troubled the solemn hush.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
8  So I set there and watched the cannon-smoke and listened to the boom.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
9  Even above the hissing boom of the larchwood, that spread its bristling, leafless, wolfish darkness on the down-slope, she heard the tinkle as of tiny water-bells.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
10  But folks talk so much, of course there was a boom during the war.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
11  There was the boom of a bass drum, and the voice of the orchestra leader rang out suddenly above the echolalia of the garden.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
12  Suddenly the strange sound of a far-off whistling and thud was heard, followed by a boom of cannon blending into a dull roar that set the windows rattling.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV
13  Throughout the dismal meal, Gerald's booming voice battered against her ears until she thought she could endure it no longer.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
14  In the early morning hours before the noises of the town awoke, the cannon at Kennesaw Mountain could be heard faintly, far away, a low dim booming that might have passed for summer thunder.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
15  Somewhere there was a war and cannon booming and burning towns and men who rotted in hospitals amid sickening-sweet stinks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  This boom in adult education, in turn, helps to raise the intellectual standard of the whole country.
2  Brisbane has become the boom town for Australian film and television.
3  The boom was fuelled by accelerated demand for consumer products.
4  Government policy encouraged a consumer boom followed by a deep recession.
5  An economic boom followed, especially in housing and construction.
6  Record profits in the retail market indicate a boom in the economy.
7  The boom has created job opportunities.
8  I'm a product of the postwar baby boom.
9  The economic boom sent property prices skyrocketing.
10  It is a hi-tech boom town, the centre for dozens of successful biotech and IT firms and the home to an ever-expanding middle class, many of whom have studied in the US or worked for US companies.
11  Financial markets haven't seen anything like this since the dot com boom of the late 1990s, which was followed by an equally dramatic crash.
12  The economic relationship between the two nations has expanded during the past decade amid China's economic boom and Argentina's rise in agrarian production.
13  We judged we could make miles enough that night to get out of the reach of the powwow we reckoned the duke's work in the printing office was going to make in that little town; then we could boom right along if we wanted to.
14  A wise investor, she had the foresight to buy land just before the current real estate boom.
15  China wants to learn from India's success in IT and expand international outsourcing, such as call centers, a booming sector in India.