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Synonyms for boom

to make a continuous deep reverberating sound

to make an earsplitting explosive noise

to do or fare well

an earsplitting, explosive noise

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a deep prolonged loud noise

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a state of economic prosperity

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a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)

a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set

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any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring

make a resonant sound, like artillery

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hit hard

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be the case that thunder is being heard

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make a deep hollow sound

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grow vigorously

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As the crane boom spun, the crane's west outriggers lifted off the ground and the crane started to tip, struck the top of the center wall and collapsed over the wall before falling back on the ground, with the boom pulling several center wall and catwalk floor panels out of position.
When, a mere eight images into the Tate show, he and curator Mary Horlock dealt out Macau Bridge, 1993--a hazy, industrial sublime view of a half-built highway bridge in the Far East, crane boom angling in--and bracketed it with a shot of two punks taken for a fashion magazine and a monochrome study of a deliriously sweaty clubber, it was dear that the artist has no hesitancy about offering photographic metonyms for his own bridge-building practice.
Earlier, there was a 5-1/2-hour shutdown of the San Diego Freeway in the Torrance area when power lines were snagged by a construction crane boom.
A fatal accident inquiry was told that John Cousin, 62, died from a chest injury after being struck by a crane boom extension weighing 550kg.
The crane boom pierced the roof of the Grand Mosque, bringing down huge piles of concrete and leaving bodies lying amid pools of blood on the floor.
As well as Potain tower cranes, the company is renowned for its lifting equipment including Grove mobile telescoping cranes, Manitowoc lattice boom crawler cranes, National Crane boom trucks and Shuttlelift industrial cranes.
Barry Young, 45, of Washington, who saw the aftermath, added: "The crane boom arm crashed through the roof.
The hurricane storm winds have pushed the crane boom over the cab section of the high rise crane at One 57th Street.
Provision of heavy lifting services Tender no: GT12106600 Description: Provision of a heavy lift barge/floating barge/tug with crane boom length of at least 50 meters, and a competent lifting crew, for lifting operations at PS2 and PS3 stations during field planned shutdowns.
They are: David Havard, global product manager for Potain tower and self-erecting cranes; Nell Hollingshead, global product manager for Grove all-terrain and rough-terrain mobile cranes; and Ruben Olivas Saunders, global product manager for Grove truck cranes and National Crane boom trucks.
Construction company Barratts, which was building a residential complex near Battersea power station, said a crane boom became dislodged and fell.