HyperDic: prominence

English > 3 senses of the word prominence:
NOUNstateprominencethe state of being prominent
attributeprominencerelative importance
shapeprominence, bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescencesomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
prominence > pronunciation
Soundspraa'mahnahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > prominence: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being prominent: widely known or eminent.
Narrowerlimelight, spotlight, glare, public eyeA focus of public attention
salience, saliency, strikingnessThe state of being salient
Broaderstandingsocial or financial or professional status or reputation
OppositeobscurityAn obscure and unimportant standing
Spanishimportancia, protagonismo
Catalanimportància, protagonisme
Adjectivesprominentconspicuous in position or importance
English > prominence: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningrelative importance.
BroaderimportanceThe quality of being important and worthy of note
Spanishimportancia, prominencia
Catalanimportància, prominència
Adjectivesprominentconspicuous in position or importance
English > prominence: 3 senses > noun 3, shape
MeaningSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings.
Example "he stood on the rocky prominence"
Synonymsbulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence
NarrowerbellyA part that bulges deeply
caputA headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
frontal eminenceEither prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
mogulA bump on a ski slope
nub, nubbleA small lump or protuberance
occipital protuberanceprominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
snagA sharp protuberance
wartAny small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
BroaderprojectionAny solid convex shape that juts out from something
Spanishbulto, corcova, excrecencia, extrusión, joroba, prominencia, protuberancia
Catalanbony, gepa, gep, monticle, prominència, protuberància

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