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looming

(Becoming visible), adjective appearing, ascertainable, becoming clear, coming into view, coming to light, coming to the fore, emerging, impending, menacing, mounting, noticeable, revealing itself, rising, showing itself, surfacing, threatening, visible

looming

(Menacing), adjective admonitory, brewing, dangerously, foreboding, hanging over, hovering over, impending, ominous, portentous, precariously lingering, threatening, with a black cloud overhead
Associated concepts: looming battle in Congress, looming lawsuits
See also: forthcoming, future, imminent, inevitable, instant, pending, prospective
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I jumped in with both feet and told Dad I wanted to buy the loom.
In this technique, the loom is part of the project and the weaving is not removed at the end.
City of Chester representative Tom Allen, 14, took bronze in the 400m individual medley, improving his personal best by more than three seconds and also swam in the 400m freestyle, loom and 200m butterfly finals.
This new site is a complete online catalog of all Nature's Loom collections, which will be updated frequently with more rugs as they are introduced," Thayer said.
Looming large: Stacey Harvey-Brown (right) shows off her vintage power loom to Creative Network co-ordinator Dorothy Evans
When traveling, Jarchow takes her portable loom to share the process of her creations.
The remarkable progress of the power loom sector is due to favourable government policies as well as market forces.
Any size is acceptable, but it is best to leave at least a 2" (5 cm) border between the loom part of the slab and the border.
A thyristor-controlled, fast-response, medium wave infra-red system, from Heraeus Noblelight Ltd, of Bromborough, is helping to improve the ergonomics of wiring loom fitting on the S-Type Jaguar production line at Castle Bromwich.
Wright's powerful and revelatory essay "How 'Bigger' Was Born," written in 1940 in the wake of the phenomenal publishing success of Native Son, explains that he imagined "a Negro Bigger Thomas [who] would loom as a symbolic figure of American life, a figure who would hold within him the prophecy of our future" (522).
a community of 6,400 in the northwest corner of the nation's poorest state, where he grew up, graduated from high school, and went to work cutting cloth for Fruit of the Loom, the area's largest employer.
1) But, whereas most historians of proto-industrialization, working in the tradition of Franklin Mendels, see the emergence of industry as a result of the weakness of peasant agriculture, Vardi sees the land and the loom as mutually reinforcing.