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Main Entry: 1boom
Etymology: from Dutch boom
"tree, wooden beam"
a long pole used especially to stretch the bottom of a sail2 a :
a long beam sticking out from the mast of a derrick to support or guide something that is being lifted b :
a long arm used to move a microphone3 :
a line of connected floating timbers (as across a river) to obstruct passage or catch floating objects
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