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  • adjective childish of something that goes zoom!
  • adjective mechanics of something that looks like it would go zoom: sleek, speedy, streamlined
  • adjective slang Stylish, as a zoomy car, or as someone who looks like they would drive a zoomy car
  • adjective photography Obviously characteristic of a zoom lens


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zoom +‎ -y


  • But when the addition, designed by Thomas Leeser, an architect's architect with few completed works, opened in January following at least one complete redesign, the diamond-cut opaque facade with its canted, liquid white walls and Yves-Klein-blue quilted auditorium, among other zoomy touches, propelled the museum in a stroke to the forefront of high-tech media display spaces.

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  • Oh, dey yoozin wun ob dem fansee zoomy-lenz kamras.

    Are they this big - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Both the Panasonic and Canon have Image stabilization, which you need for the zoomy end.

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  • Everything in "Tiny Furniture" is tightly scripted, and there 's no shaky-zoomy handheld camera movement.


  • | Reply | Permalink zoomy, i agree with most of what you posted but when that friend turns and spits in your face in front of the entire world ... you must take a stand. how would he appear if he allowed this man to keeping slapping him over and over again and did nothing. think about it that way and it makes more sense. obama had NO choice this time

    Obama On Wright: "I Might Not Know Him As Well As I Thought"

  • So while the writing and editing are just brilliant, I only get credit for having a clever little map on the front page and a zoomy effect on the images.

    Waldo Jaquith - The Fall 2007 VQR.

  • Those futuristic visions were zoomy, but perhaps the time is ripe now for landscaped pedestrian passages that link buildings and lift people away from traffic; places that are elevated in more ways than one.

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  • OTOH, I woke up knowing how I was going to rewrite at least part of COYOTE and with an idea of where to start on TQB today, so I'm feeling quite zoomy and wide-eyed and chipper.


  • I find it funny that you mention the whole zoomy-pan-motion... thing, then cite Watchmen as an example.

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  • As for CSI: Is the NSA chartered to solve murders in Vegas using zoomy CGI?

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