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 for zoom
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  zoom
      n 1: a rapid rise [syn: rapid climb, rapid growth, zoom]
      2: the act of rising upward into the air [syn: soar, zoom]
      v 1: move along very quickly [syn: zoom, zoom along,
           whizz, whizz along]
      2: move with a low humming noise
      3: rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yen" [syn:
         soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  73 Moby Thesaurus words for "zoom":
     acrobatics, aerobatics, ascend, aspire, ball the jack, banking,
     barrel, become airborne, boom, bowl along, breeze, breeze along,
     brush, chandelle, claw skyward, climb, clip, crabbing, cut along,
     dive, diving, fishtailing, fleet, flit, float, fly, fly aloft,
     fly low, foot, gain altitude, glide, go fast, hang, highball,
     hoick, hover, kite, leave the ground, magnify, make knots, mount,
     nip, nose dive, outstrip the wind, plane, poise, pour it on,
     power dive, pull-up, pullout, pushdown, recede, rip, rolling,
     scorch, sideslip, sizzle, skim, soar, speed, spiral, spire, stall,
     storm along, stunting, sweep, tactical maneuvers, take off, tear,
     tear along, thunder along, volplane, 
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  zoom
  
      To show a smaller area of an image at a higher
     magnification ("zoom in") or a larger area at a lower
     magnification ("zoom out"), as though using a zoom lense on a
     camera.
  
     Unlike in an optical system, zooming in on a computer image
     does not necessarily increase the amount of detail displayed
     since this is limited by what is actually stored in the image.
     Similarly, you cannot zoom out beyond the full size of the
     image.
  
     (1997-10-24)
  

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