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loom

US [lum]
UK [luːm]
  • v.赫然耸现;(尤指)令人惊恐地隐现;显得突出;逼近
  • n.织布机
  • Web织机;若隐若现;迫近
Simple Present:looms  Present Participle:looming  Past Tense:loomed  
Loom
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v.
1.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
赫然耸现;(尤指)令人惊恐地隐现to appear as a large shape that is not clear, especially in a frightening or threatening way
A dark shape loomed up ahead of us.
一个黑糊糊的影子隐隐出现在我们的前面。
2.
[i]
显得突出;逼近to appear important or threatening and likely to happen soon
There was a crisis looming.
危机迫在眉睫。
IDM
The prospect of war loomed large.
战争的阴影在逼近,令人忧虑。
loom large
令人忧虑,令人惊恐(并似乎难以避免)to be worrying or frightening and seem hard to avoid
The prospect of war loomed large.
战争的阴影在逼近,令人忧虑。
n.
1.
织布机a machine for making cloth by twisting threads between other threads which go in a different direction

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