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zoological | zoological garden | zoological science | zoologist | zoology | zoom | zoom along | zoom in | zoom lens | zoomastigina | zoomastigote

zoom

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)

OXFORD DICTIONARY

zoom, v. & n.
--v.
1 intr. move quickly, esp. with a buzzing sound.
2 a intr. cause an aeroplane to mount at high speed and a steep angle. b tr. cause (an aeroplane) to do this.
3 a intr. (of a camera) close up rapidly from a long shot to a close-up. b tr. cause (a lens or camera) to do this.
--n.
1 an aeroplane's steep climb.
2 a zooming camera shot.

Idiom
zoom lens a lens allowing a camera to zoom by varying the focal length.
Etymology
imit.

THESAURUS

zoom

acrobatics, aerobatics, ascend, aspire, ball the jack, banking, barrel, become airborne, boom, bowl along, breeze, breeze along, brush, chandelle, claw skyward, climb, clip, crabbing, cut along, dive, diving, fishtailing, fleet, flit, float, fly, fly aloft, fly low, foot, gain altitude, glide, go fast, hang, highball, hoick, hover, kite, leave the ground, magnify, make knots, mount, nip, nose dive, outstrip the wind, plane, poise, pour it on, power dive, pull-up, pullout, pushdown, recede, rip, rolling, scorch, sideslip, sizzle, skim, soar, speed, spiral, spire, stall, storm along, stunting, sweep, tactical maneuvers, take off, tear, tear along, thunder along, volplane

ROGET THESAURUS

zoom

Velocity

VB move quickly, trip, fisk, speed, hie, hasten, post, spank, scuttle, scud, scuddle, scour, scour the plain, scamper, run like mad, beat it, fly, race, run a race, cut away, shot, tear, whisk, zoom, swoosh, sweep, skim, brush, cut along, bowl along, barrel along, barrel, scorch, burn up the track, rush, dash on, dash off, dash forward, bolt, trot, gallop, amble, troll, bound, flit, spring, dart, boom, march in quick time, march in double time, ride hard, get over the ground, hurry, accelerate, put on, quicken, quicken one's pace, mend one's pace, clap spurs to one's horse, make haste, make rapid strides, make forced marches, make the best of one's way, put one's best leg foremost, stir one's stumps, wing one's way, set off at a score, carry sail, crowd sail, go off like a shot, go like a shot, go ahead, gain ground, outstrip the wind, fly on the wings of the wind, keep up with, keep pace with, outstrip, outmarch.


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