- –v.i.1. to move suddenly upward.2. to fly suddenly upward in a nearly vertical ascent at great speed, in or as if in an airplane: »
The airplane zoomed.3. to make a continuous, low-pitched humming or buzzing sound.4. to move or travel with a humming or buzzing sound.5. to move rapidly from one focus to another, as with a zoom lens.–v.t.to cause to move suddenly upward, especially to fly (an airplane) suddenly upward.–n.an act of zooming; sudden upward flight: »
The airplane made a zoom and left the mountain far below.╂[imitative]–zoom´er, noun.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.