Pronunciation: dŌm
n.1.Judgment; judicial sentence; penal decree; condemnation.
2.That to which one is doomed or sentenced; destiny or fate, esp. unhappy destiny; penalty.
Ere Hector meets his doom.
- Pope.
And homely household task shall be her doom.
- Dryden.
3.Ruin; death.
This is the day of doom for Bassianus.
- Shak.
4.Discriminating opinion or judgment; discrimination; discernment; decision.
v. t.1.To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge.
[imp. & p. p. Doomed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dooming.]
2.To pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn; to consign by a decree or sentence; to sentence; as, a criminal doomed to chains or death.
3.To ordain as penalty; hence, to mulct or fine.
Have I tongue to doom my brother's death?
- Shak.
4.To assess a tax upon, by estimate or at discretion.
5.To destine; to fix irrevocably the destiny or fate of; to appoint, as by decree or by fate.
Noun1.doom - an unpleasant or disastrous destiny; "everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it"; "that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world"
Verb1.doom - decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist"
Synonyms: destine, fate, designate
2.doom - pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison"
Synonyms: sentence, condemn
3.doom - make certain of the failure or destruction of; "This decision will doom me to lose my position"

DOOM. This word formerly signified a judgment. T. L.

(games)DOOM - A simulated 3D moster-hunting action game for IBM PCs, created and published by id Software. The original press release was dated January 1993. A cut-down shareware version v1.0 was released on 10 December 1993 and again with some bug-fixes, as v1.4 in June 1994.

DOOM is similar to Wolfenstein 3d (id Software, Apogee) but has better texture mapping; walls can be at any angle, of any thickness and have windows; lighting can fade into the distance or come from point sources; floors and ceilings can be of any height; many surfaces are animated; up to four players can play over a network or two by serial link; it has a high frame rate (comparable to TV on a 486/33); DOOM isn't just a collection of connected closed rooms like Wolfenstein but sounds can travel anywhere and alert monsters of your approach.

The shareware version is available from these sites: Cactus, Manitoba, UK, South Africa, UWP ftp, UWP http, Finland, Washington.

A FAQ by Hank Leukart: UWP, Washington. FAQ on WWW. Other links.

Usenet newsgroups: news:rec.games.computer.doom.announce, news:rec.games.computer.doom.editing, news:rec.games.computer.doom.help, news:rec.games.computer.doom.misc, news:rec.games.computer.doom.playing, news:alt.games.doom, news:comp.sys.ibm.pc.games.action, news:comp.sys.ibm.pc.games.announce, news:comp.sys.ibm.pc.games.misc.

Mailing List: ("sub DOOML" in the message body, no subject).

Telephone: +44 (1222) 362 361 - the UK's first multi-player DOOM and games server.
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Doob grass
-- Doom --
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Doomsday Book
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Door Knocker
door latch
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