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 Meanings and Examples of LOOM
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loom
 v.  appear or take shape, usually in enlarged or distorted form
Classic Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
1  Stephen bent over his loom, quiet, watchful, and steady.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
2  He stood on a raised stage, under his own loom; and, looking up at the shape the loom took, and hearing the burial service distinctly read, he knew that he was there to suffer death.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII
3  At the end of the second day, he saw land; at the end of the third, his loom stood empty.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
4  We stumbled slowly along in the darkness, with the black loom of the craggy hills around us, and the yellow speck of light burning steadily in front.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
5  It threw a livid, unnatural circle upon the floor, while in the shadows beyond we saw the vague loom of two figures which crouched against the wall.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
6  As for herself, she was busy at her loom, shooting her golden shuttle through the warp and singing beautifully.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK V
7  Go, then, within the house and busy yourself with your daily duties, your loom, your distaff, and the ordering of your servants.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXI
8  Gradually did the country estate and the simple life begin to recede into the distance: gradually did the town house and the life of gaiety begin to loom larger and larger in the foreground.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
9  Once more had the gravity of life begun to loom large before him.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
10  And now the Emperor himself wished to see the costly manufacture, while it was still in the loom.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES
11  The church is calm enough, I am sure; but it might be a steam-power loom in full action, for any sedative effect it has on me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
12  He saw God's foot upon the treadle of the loom, and spoke it; and therefore his shipmates called him mad.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 93. The Castaway.
13  Dark trees interlaced above their heads, dark silent houses loomed up on either side and the white palings of fences gleamed faintly like a row of tombstones.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
14  The dim shapes of houses grew farther and farther apart and unbroken woods loomed wall-like on either side.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
15  Here loomed up the dark bulk of the mock-orange hedge that marked the beginning of the MacIntosh property.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
Example Sentence:
1  The shadow of the gallows would loom threateningly above the small boy.
2  Tapestry is a form of textile art; it is woven by hand on a vertical loom.
3  The old woman was weaving on her loom.
4  The dim outline of a building loomed up out of the mist.
5  Fear of failure loomed large in his mind.
6  A figure loomed up out of the mist.
7  The mountain peak loomed through the fog.
8  The awful spectre of civil war looms over the country.
9  The factories no longer relied upon a mechanic to put together looms within the plant.
10  The threat of renewed civil war looms ahead.
11  Another government spending crisis is looming in the United States.