Meaning of BOOM in English
n. & v.
n. a period of prosperity or sudden activity in commerce.
v.intr. (esp. of commercial ventures) be suddenly prosperous or successful. boom town a town undergoing sudden growth due to a boom. boomlet n.
[ 19th-c. US word, perhaps f. BOOM(1) (cf. make things hum) ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012