EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

1892 verb, 1918 noun, 1942 interjection. Originally imitative of a sound.

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NounEdit

zoom (plural zooms)

  1. a humming noise from something moving very fast
  2. a quick ascent
  3. a big increase
  4. an augmentation of a view as with a lens

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VerbEdit

zoom (third-person singular simple present zooms, present participle zooming, simple past and past participle zoomed)

  1. to move fast with a humming noise
  2. to fly an airplane straight up
  3. to move rapidly
  4. to go up sharply
    prices zoomed
  5. to change the focal length of a zoom lens
  6. (used with in or out) to manipulate a display so as to magnify or shrink it

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch soom, from Old Dutch *sōm, from Proto-Germanic *saumaz (that which is sewn). Cognate with English seam.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zoom m (plural zomen, diminutive zoompje n)

  1. edge, border
  2. border of a cloth that is turned around and stitched

VerbEdit

zoom

  1. first-person singular present indicative of zomen
  2. imperative of zomen
  3. first-person singular present indicative of zoomen
  4. imperative of zoomen

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

English zoom.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zoom m (plural zooms)

  1. zoom (photography)

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GermanEdit

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zoom

  1. Imperative singular of zoomen.
  2. (colloquial)First-person singular present of zoomen.

ItalianEdit

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zoom m (invariable)

  1. (photography) zoom

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NounEdit

zoom m (plural zooms)

  1. (photography, computing) zoom (augmentation of a view)
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