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zoom

 
pronunciation:
zum
part of speech: verb
inflections: zooms, zooming, zoomed
definition 1: to move quickly while making a low humming sound.
The bullets zoomed right over their heads.
similar words:
whiz
definition 2: to climb suddenly and sharply.
The price of beach houses has zoomed over the last few years.
synonyms:
rocket, skyrocket, soar
similar words:
ascend, climb, rise