Associations to the word «Zoom»

Wiktionary

ZOOM, noun. A humming noise from something moving very fast
ZOOM, noun. A quick ascent
ZOOM, noun. A big increase
ZOOM, noun. An augmentation of a view by varying the focal length of a lens
ZOOM, verb. To move fast with a humming noise
ZOOM, verb. To fly an airplane straight up
ZOOM, verb. To move rapidly
ZOOM, verb. To go up sharply
ZOOM, verb. To change the focal length of a zoom lens
ZOOM, verb. (used with in or out) to manipulate a display so as to magnify or shrink it
ZOOM BOX, noun. (computing) (graphical user interface) A clickable box that maximizes a window to fill the screen or (clicked a second time) restores the window to its previous size and position.
ZOOM BOXES, noun. Plural of zoom box
ZOOM IN, verb. (intransitive) To focus a zoom lens in order to obtain a larger image, or a closer view.
ZOOM IN, verb. (intransitive) To manipulate a display (such as a computer screen) so as to make it larger and possibly more detailed.
ZOOM LENS, noun. (photography) A lens containing a mechanical assembly of inner lenses, allowing the focal length to be changed rapidly.
ZOOM LENSES, noun. Plural of zoom lens
ZOOM OUT, verb. (intransitive) To focus a zoom lens in order to obtain a smaller image, or a more distant view.
ZOOM OUT, verb. (intransitive) To manipulate a display (such as a computer screen) so as to make it smaller and possibly less detailed.

Dictionary definition

ZOOM, noun. A rapid rise.
ZOOM, noun. The act of rising upward into the air.
ZOOM, verb. Move along very quickly.
ZOOM, verb. Move with a low humming noise.
ZOOM, verb. Rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yen".

Wise words

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