Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. lumen, to shine, Icel. ljoma,; akin to AS. leóma, light, and E. light,; or cf. OF. lumer, to shine, L. luminare, to illumine, lumen, light; akin to E. light,. √122. See Light not dark
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. lumer—L. lumināre.
It loomed implacable, with the naked cliffs staring grotesquely.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
Repeat this operation by carrying the cord in a reverse direction each time until one-half the loom is strung.
"Construction Work for Rural and Elementary Schools" by Virginia McGaw
At the sight of Sophia, Riccardo rushed to her, looming over her protectively.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
The glow in the east increased, and permitted them to see the vague outlines of a looming shape which seemed to grow out of the bows.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
The men moved now in silence, looming dim and gigantic in the half-light.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
When ideas are thrust into raw iron, the iron becomes a loom or an engine.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
And then, out of the mist before them, loomed the gaunt figure of a man, walking apace towards them.
"The Wild Geese" by Stanley John Weyman
How strange he looms to me now!
"Tales of Fishes" by Zane Grey
They flew on, over the desert, until the Gray Mountains loomed on the horizon.
"The Martian Cabal" by Roman Frederick Starzl
Towering, broken crags loomed ahead darkly in the gathering gloom.
"The Twins of Suffering Creek" by Ridgwell Cullum
Still the bloated trader passes,
Lord of loom and lord of mill;
On his pathway rush the masses,
Crushed beneath his stubborn will.
"The Factory Town" by Ernest Jones
To the Love-queen Gisli prayed,
She with loom and beam and spell,
All the subtle fires of earth
Wove, and wove them strong and well.
"Gisli: The Chieftain" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
Around him waves stood like domes,
They fell and loomed again above,
And before him, whiter than foam,
Was flying his unrivaled love.
"The Clever Demon" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev
I did not think
So much was there. He'll not get all
For wool and loom; I will not wrong myself;
As much as half is fair.
"The Miracle Of The Corn" by Padraic Colum
Here, while the loom of Winter weaves
The shroud of flowers and fountains,
I think of thee and summer eves
Among the Northern mountains.
"A Memory" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Did rustic lovers hither come?
Did maidens, swaying back and forth
In rhythmic grace, at wheel and loom,
Make light their toil with mirth?
"The Homestead" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Help us find the must-follows in the looming showdown over the fiscal cliff.
CHICAGO — Retail sales and foot traffic will see a boost in late summer as the back-to-school season looms, according to the latest ShopperTrak report.
Ramona Falls footbridge removal looms.
Ramona Falls footbridge removal looms Click to enlarge.
JUST as beleaguered borrowers are beginning to feel some relief from a $25 billion deal requiring the nation's biggest banks to forgive more mortgage debt, another financial threat looms.
STAMFORD — THE height of luxury living looms over this city's downtown skyline as two major high-rises near completion.
For the first time in three years, Wake County is crafting a budget without the looming certainty of cuts in programs and personnel, county commissioners learned Friday.
With major cuts in programs and pay and possible layoffs looming.
Major parking changes loom in Northwest D.C. Senate bill would allow Frederick Douglass statue in Capitol.
With Obama's re-election, Idaho faces two looming health care.
VANCOUVER — Support workers at Simon Fraser University are ramping up job action as fall term exams loom.
Aleppo on the verge of full-scale battle as UN vote on Syria looms.
When I was a kid in the 1950s, a 300-foot-high circular metal cage loomed over the Six Corners shopping center.
Cost of gas plant cleanup looming.
If you own or plan to buy a condo, a new phase of the mortgage credit squeeze could be looming.
The result has been that minor effects have sometimes been allowed to loom large, often confusing those not intimating involved in the research.
Perspectives on Core-Collapse Supernova Theory
The traditional “how difficult is it to program” issue that has been a great source of extensive research in parallel and distributed computing and clustering in the HPC arena, begins to loom up in the HA world as well.
Cluster Computing White Paper
One of the sub jects that was somewhat underrepresented at this meeting but looming as a large background problem in many of the talks was the connection between QCD and chiral dynamics at a higher than symmetry considerations level.
Report of the Working Group on Goldstone Bosons
The following loom large among the missing results.
Quantum Gravity in Everyday Life: General Relativity as an Effective Field Theory
The problems are simpler to formulate and often very well posed but the possibility of existence of chaotic motions, always looming, made it imperative not to be content with heuristic analysis and imposed the quest of mathematically complete studies.