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A rapid rise.  Synonyms: rapid climb, rapid growth.
The act of rising upward into the air.  Synonym: soar.

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... What is the matter with the Boche to-night?" Such were our ejaculations on the night of March 21st at Busnes. The coming of darkness had brought with it the long-drawn out, familiar "A-zoom, a-zoom—CRASH—CRASH—CRASH," of enemy planes but in closer proximity than ever before. Previously they had confined their attentions to Bethune each night, but on this particular evening Lillers was the objective, and plane after plane came over maintaining ...
— The Seventh Manchesters - July 1916 to March 1919 • S. J. Wilson

... OF THE CHIEF DUTCH FORTRESS. "Unexpected Siege of Bergen-op-Zoom; two months of intense excitement to the Dutch Patriots and Cause-of-Liberty Gazetteers, as indifferent and totally dead as it has now become. Marechal de Saxe, after his victory at Lauffeld, 2d July, did not besiege ...
— History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVI. (of XXI.) - Frederick The Great—The Ten Years of Peace.—1746-1756. • Thomas Carlyle

... Macintosh world, a style of window with much less adornment (smaller or missing title bar, zoom box, etc, etc) ...
— The Jargon File, Version 4.0.0

Words linked to "Zoom" :   wallow, lift, zip, billow, move, uprise, travel rapidly, ascent, rise, speed, ascension, locomote, hurry, travel, come up, ascending, go up, move up, go, arise, rising

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