The definition of a loom is a machine used for weaving yarn or thread into fabric.(noun)
An example of loom is what a textile maker would use to create fabric.
See loom in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ON hlumrthe part of an oar or paddle between the handle and the blade
Origin: ME lome < OE (ge)loma, tool, utensil
Origin: earlier lome, loam < ?
See loom in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb loomed, loom·ing, looms
Origin: Perhaps of Scandinavian origin.
Origin: Middle English lome
Origin: , from Old English gelōma, tool
Origin: : ge-, collective pref.; see yclept
Origin: + -lōma, tool (as in handlōman, tools).
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