A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sewing)
a. el telar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Penelope wove a warm blanket on her loom.Penélope tejió una cobija caliente en su telar.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to be imminent)
a. avecinarse
War seemed to loom, with more riots and demonstrations every day.La guerra parecía avecinarse, con cada vez más disturbios y manifestaciones.
3. (to appear imposingly)
a. surgir
The enchanted palace loomed high above the knight and his squire.El palacio encantado surgía imponente ante el caballero y su escudero.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a. cernerse, cernirse
dangers loom aheadlos peligros nos acechan
to loom largecobrar relevancia
with the elections/exams looming large,…con las elecciones/los exámenes a la vuelta de la esquina,…
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loom [luːm]
(for weaving) telar (m)
loom [luːm]
intransitive verb
1 (also loom up) (appear) surgir; aparecer
the ship loomed (up) out of the mist el barco surgió de la neblina
2 (threaten) amenazar
dangers loom ahead se vislumbran los peligros que hay por delante; to loom large cernerse; pender amenazadoramente
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