looming

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈluːmɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(lo̅o̅ming)


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looming

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. looming [rain, clouds, thunderstorms]
  2. a looming [shadow, threat, presence] (of)
  3. a looming crisis [in, for]
  4. cast a looming shadow
  5. prepare for a looming [battle, war]
  6. meet the looming deadline
  7. rise to the looming challenge
  8. [avoid, avert] a looming confrontation
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

loom

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. use a [hand, power] loom (for weaving)
  2. [worked, operated] the loom
  3. [fabric, textiles, rugs] woven on looms
  4. weave [fabric] on a loom
  5. see the loom of the [land, valley, mountain]
  6. the (distant) loom of the [light, beacon, beam]
  7. rowing: the loom of the oar
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