Boom may refer to:

Pole or spar application

* Boom (sailing), spar at the foot of a sail on a sailboat
* Boom (windsurfing), a wishbone shaped piece of windsurfing equipment
* Boom barrier, a barrier used to block vehicular access through a controlled point
* Boom (floating) a floating barrier to prevent access, or to control debris & pollution
* Boom operator (media), an assistant to the production sound mixer
* Log boom, a barrier placed in a river, designed to collect and/or contain floating logs timbered from nearby forests
* Boom, mechanical arm on a microphone stand
* Boom, spar used on a crane

Television and films

* BOOMTV, a proposed Canadian premium television service
* "Boom!" (1968 film), directed by Joseph Losey and based on "The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore" by Tennessee Williams
* "Boom" (2003 film), a Bollywood film directed by Kaizad Gustad
* Boom (Power Rangers), a character from "Power Rangers: S.P.D."
* "Boom" ("CSI"), a first-season episode of "C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation"
* "Boom!" (TV series), an American reality television series


* "Boom!" (song), by System of a Down
* "Boom" (song), by Anastasia
* "Boom" (Mario song)
* "Boom" (P.O.D. song)
* "Boom" (Flight of the Conchords song)
* "Boom" (Royce da 5'9" song)
* Boom Festival, an electronic music festival

ports and games

* Boom (source port), a source port of the computer game "Doom"
* "Boom!", a word often used by National Football League commentator John Madden


* Boom, Antwerp, a municipality in Belgium
* Boom Gorge, a gorge on the Chu River in Kyrgyzstan
* Boom, Texas, former name of Summerfield, Texas

Other uses

* Boom operator (military), a controller of in-flight refueling
* Economic boom, time of rapid growth in wealth, as in a boom town
* Latin American Boom, a major current in Latin American literature in the second half of the 20th century
* Sonic boom
* Boom, nickname for Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard

ee also

* Bang (disambiguation)
* Boom Boom (disambiguation)
* "Boom Boom Boom"
* "Boom Boom Boom Boom"

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  • boom — boom1 [bo͞om] vi. [ME bummen, to hum; like Du bommen, Ger bummen, orig. echoic] to make a deep, hollow, resonant sound vt. to speak or indicate with such a sound: usually with out [the clock boomed out the hour] n. 1. a booming sound, as of… …   English World dictionary

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