Loom in a sentence as a noun

" from seeing the flying shuttle work on a loom.

It would be fun to create a loom that could weave holes, and then feed its output into it as input.

Turns out that Jacquard's loom was multi-threaded after all.

Sex tourists form only a small minority of visitors, but loom larger in our minds when we discuss them.

Loom in a sentence as a verb

Regardless of the original intention, the threat of misuse will loom so long as the data set persists.

It might loom large on the horizon for you and for a significant percentage of HN users, but let's not completely lose perspective here.

The twin specters of mistaking goals for results and counting only benefits without the costs loom over pretty much every discussion.

This new guy seems competent, but steering a big lumbering ship like PayPal away from its death course takes serious political/organisation-hacking skills, no matter how big the icebergs loom.

Loom definitions


a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile


come into view indistinctly, often threateningly; "Another air plane loomed into the sky"


appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"

See also: tower predominate hulk


hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"

See also: brood hover


weave on a loom; "materials loomed in Egypt"