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The act of gliding while maintaining altitude, especially the sport of flying a heavier-than-air craft by using ascending currents of air.
Ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual: soaring fuel costs; the soaring spires of the cathedral.
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|Noun||1.||soaring - the activity of flying a glider |
hang gliding - gliding in a hang glider
|Adj.||1.||soaring - ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual; "soaring prices"|
high - greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "a high temperature"; "a high price"; "the high point of his career"; "high risks"; "has high hopes"; "the river is high"; "he has a high opinion of himself"
|2.||soaring - of imposing height; especially standing out above others; "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires of the cathedral"; "towering icebergs"|
high - (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high'); "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high"
bird, plane → aufsteigend, in die Luft steigend; tower → hoch aufragend; imagination, ideas, ambition → hochfliegend; popularity, reputation → schnell zunehmend; prices → in die Höhe schnellend; inflation → unaufhaltsam; unemployment → hochschnellend; pride, hopes → wachsend; I watched the lark’s soaring flight → ich sah, wie sich die Lerche in die Lüfte schwang; the soaring crime rate → die schnell zunehmende Verbrechensrate
(liter) voice, music → sich erhebend