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prom·i·nence

 (prŏm′ə-nəns)
n.
1. The quality or condition of being prominent.
2. Something prominent, especially an area of land raised above its surroundings.
3. Anatomy A small projection or protuberance.
4. Astronomy A tonguelike cloud of luminous gas rising from the sun's surface, visible as part of the corona during a total solar eclipse.
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prominence

(ˈprɒmɪnəns)
n
1. the state or quality of being prominent
2. something that is prominent, such as a protuberance
3. relative importance or consequence
4. (Astronomy) astronomy an eruption of incandescent gas from the sun's surface that can reach an altitude of several hundred thousand kilometres. Prominences are visible during a total eclipse. When viewed in front of the brighter solar disc, they are called filaments
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prom•i•nence

(ˈprɒm ə nəns)

n.
1. Also, prom′i•nen•cy. the state of being prominent; conspicuousness.
2. something that is prominent; a projection or protuberance: a prominence high over a ravine.
3. an eruption of a flamelike tongue of relatively cool, high-density gas from the solar chromosphere into the corona.
[1590–1600; < Latin]
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prom·i·nence

(prŏm′ə-nəns)
A tongue-like cloud of flaming gas that erupts from the surface of the sun.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prominence - the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
standing - social or financial or professional status or reputation; "of equal standing"; "a member in good standing"
limelight, public eye, spotlight, glare - a focus of public attention; "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency"
salience, saliency, strikingness - the state of being salient
obscurity - an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known; "he worked in obscurity for many years"
2.prominence - relative importance
importance - the quality of being important and worthy of note; "the importance of a well-balanced diet"
3.prominence - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundingsprominence - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"
frontal eminence - either prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
occipital protuberance - prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
belly - a part that bulges deeply; "the belly of a sail"
caput - a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure; "the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula"
mogul - a bump on a ski slope
nub, nubble - a small lump or protuberance
snag - a sharp protuberance
wart - any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
projection - any solid convex shape that juts out from something
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prominence

noun
1. fame, name, standing, rank, reputation, importance, celebrity, distinction, prestige, greatness, eminence, pre-eminence, notability, outstandingness He came to prominence during the World Cup in Italy.
2. conspicuousness, weight, precedence, top billing, specialness, salience, markedness Many papers give prominence to reports of the latest violence.
3. protrusion, swelling, projection, bulge, jutting, protuberance Birds have a prominence on the breast bone called a keel.
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prominence

noun
1. A position of exalted widely recognized importance:
2. A natural land elevation:
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Translations
بُروز، نُتوء، شُهْرَه
důležitost
fremtrædende stilling
kiemelkedés
mikilvægi, fremd
ünlülük

prominence

[ˈprɒmɪnəns] N
1. (= importance) → importancia f
to bring sth/sb to prominencehacer que algo/algn destaque or resalte
to come (in)to or rise to prominence [idea, subject] → adquirir importancia; [person] → empezar a ser conocido
he came to prominence in the Cuba affairse le empezó a conocer cuando lo de Cuba
to give prominence to sthhacer que algo destaque or resalte
2. (= conspicuousness) → prominencia f
it was set in bold type to give it prominencepara que destacara, aparecía en negrita
3. (= hill) → prominencia f
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prominence

[ˈprɒmɪnəns] n
(= celebrity) to gain prominence → se rendre célèbre
to rise to prominence → se hisser au premier plan
to come to prominence → se mettre en évidence
He came to prominence during the World Cup in Italy → Il s'est mis en évidence pendant la Coupe du Monde en Italie.
(= importance) → place f de premier plan
positions of prominence and power → des postes d'influence et de pouvoir
to give prominence to sth → accorder une place de premier plan à qch
Crime prevention had to be given more prominence → On doit accorder plus d'importance à la prévention de la criminalité.
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prominence

n
no pl the prominence of his cheekbones/eyesseine ausgeprägten Wangenknochen/Augen; because of the prominence of the castle in the middle of the citywegen der exponierten Lage des Schlosses inmitten der Stadt
(of ideas, beliefs)Beliebtheit f; (of writer, politician etc)Bekanntheit f; the undisputed prominence of his position as …seine unbestritten führende Position als …; if you give too much prominence to any one particular aspectwenn Sie einen bestimmten Aspekt zu sehr in den Vordergrund stellen; to bring somebody/something (in)to prominence (= attract attention to)jdn/etw herausstellen or in den Vordergrund rücken; (= make famous)jdn/etw berühmt machen; he came or rose to prominence in the Cuba affairer wurde durch die Kuba-Affäre bekannt
(= prominent part)Vorsprung m
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prominence

[ˈprɒmɪnəns] n (of ridge) → prominenza; (conspicuousness) → imponenza; (of role) → importanza
to come into prominence (person) → venire alla ribalta
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prominent

(ˈprominənt) adjective
1. standing out; projecting. prominent front teeth.
2. easily seen. The tower is a prominent landmark.
3. famous. a prominent politician.
ˈprominently adverb
ˈprominence noun
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prom·i·nence

n. prominencia, proyección;
pop. bulto.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

prominence

n prominencia; bony — prominencia ósea
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The frontonasal prominence forms the forehead, bridge of the nose, medial, and lateral nasal prominences.