Another word for loom
weaver, knitting machine, table loom; see machine 1.
Types of looms include: hand, draw, Jacquard, bar, power, dobby, small ware, double pile, single pile, terry, lappet, horizontal, vertical, Navajo.
To appear large or imposing
menace, emerge, overshadow, shadow, bulk, figure, show, tower, hulk, be seen in shadow, issue, emanate, top, overtop, impress, hang over, rise gradually, seem large, seem huge, be coming, be near, be imminent, hover, approach, impend, come forth, break through the clouds; see also threaten 2.