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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of zoom.


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  • Spacy zooms from a wide-shot of a school gymnasium to the same wide-shot mounted on a podium, then again, to different podia, the floor and then out, culminating in a hysterical strobing vortex.

    Pervasive visions « Squares of Wheat

  • Shlain zooms through human evolution, stopping where it pleases him and using what is useful while ignoring what is not.

    September « 2004 « So Many Books

  • Studios next Pixar / Disney title zooms into comic shops this week and CBR has an advanced review.

    Comic Book Resources

  • This photographic quality is not simply in the pencilling, inking, and coloring style; the panel sequences themselves treat the image like a photograph, and will for the entire run, using stats, "zooms," and so on of single panels repeated.

    Omar Karindu on Bendis’ Daredevil – Some Introductory Remarks | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • Let's take a look at our Google Earth animation that kind of zooms into the area.

    CNN Transcript Aug 25, 2007

  • And this polygon, which is a new way that we indicate severe weather warnings out of the National Weather Service, kind of zooms it in and narrows it down just a little bit.

    CNN Transcript Mar 26, 2007

  • Watching this thing, you get more of a sense, as the affiliate here, WLKY, as the cameraman kind of zooms out at times, just to see how large this fire is and how much smoke this thing is putting into the air -- black, black smoke going into the air right now.

    CNN Transcript Jan 16, 2007

  • While these "zooms" are fairly straightforward when found next to their modifying panels, interesting phenomena arise when separated from them.

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • And as Rick kind of zooms in there and makes a pan all the way across, it's overwhelming just to see this kind of damage.

    CNN Transcript Aug 14, 2004

  • a Web site set with EMs adjusts as the user "zooms" in and out.


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