zoom across

zoom across

To move across (something or some place) very speedily or hastily. I looked up just in time to see a shooting star zoom across the evening sky. The teacher zoomed across to snatch the scissors out of the child's hands. The film opens on a shot of a crashed spaceship, and the camera zooms across to show all of the destruction left in its wake.
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zoom across (something)

to run or move across something very fast. The missile zoomed across the sky. We looked at the sky just as a comet zoomed across.
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A second special weekend of activities entitled Destination Moon takes place from July 19-22, from 10am daily, when keen space explorers can watch explosive rocket launches zoom across the lunar surface on a VR moon buggy and even create their own astronaut mission patch badge to take home.
Buckley is the problem and it may be that kids from Buckley might zoom across here as it's not very far.
They can easily navigate, pan and zoom across any size geography, quickly analyze perspective maps and make faster decisions that impact government and commercial operations--all within an instantly accessible, 100 percent cloud-based environment.
Yet more thrills can be found on FlyOver America, during which riders are suspended in the air with feet dangling and immersed in a giant half-spherical dome screen as they zoom across the States, sweeping and soaring as they are buffeted by special-effects wind, mist and appropriate scents ( flyover-america.com, from $15.25).
car-sharing schemes and forlorn demands for featherweight cyclists to be allowed to zoom across the bridge.
It's daunting at first - but soon you'll be swerving and whooping as your buggies with sails zoom across the huge expanse of white sand at breakneck speeds.
The otherwise quiet airport area witnesses a flurry of arrivals, even as cars zoom across to the epicentre of activity-the Castle Stuart Golf Links, where the Scottish Open Golf Championship is being hosted.
Technologists at the University of Pennsylvania have created 'RHex' and hope that it could one day climb rubble in emergency rescue situations or zoom across scorching desert sands with its six whirling, springy legs, CNN reported.
It was great to open up the throttle and zoom across the Sinai mountains on a quad bike into a landscape that has barely changed in thousands of years.
Low-flying aircraft can be annoying and even frightening when they suddenly zoom across the sky out of nowhere.
With motorists on two wheels expected to zoom across the city, the JJ Flyover bridge will remain closed for motorbikes and scooters from 9pm tonight to 5am tomorrow in an attempt to avoid accidents.
Imagine no internet to help with study, no car to get to work or the shops in and imagine no budget airlines to zoom across to some European city for a weekend of shopping and socialising.
Thousands of motorists probably pass this place every day as they zoom across the nearby city bound lanes of the Expressway above.
This interactive web display allows users to pan and zoom across the U.S.