Compartir esta entrada

prominence Saltos de línea: prom¦in|ence
Pronunciación: /ˈprɒmɪnəns/

Definición de prominence en inglés:


[mass noun]
1The state of being important, famous, or noticeable: she came to prominence as an artist in the 1960s [in singular]: the commission gave the case a prominence which it might otherwise have escaped
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Eleanor came to prominence during the 1990s with some highly acclaimed recordings.
  • However, he never came to prominence for developing his own positions on current political questions.
  • The town came to prominence as the capital of the Seljuk Sultans in 1076 when the Seljuks took control of Anatolia, though the area's roots go back much further.
good coverage, close attention, importance, precedence, weight, a high profile, top billing, noticeability
2The fact or state of projecting from something: radiographs showed enlargement of the right heart with prominence of the pulmonary outflow tract
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • As the PDA opens, the CXR shows a slight increase in heart size and prominence of central pulmonary vessels which can progress.
  • Heart size and pulmonart vascular prominence depend on the size of shunt.
  • The prominence of the primary rods is a function of the thinner shell wall and may be due to an ecological factor, as mentioned above.
2.1 [count noun] A thing that projects from something, such as a projecting feature of the landscape or a protuberance on a part of the body: the steep, rocky prominence resembled a snow-capped mountain
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The tensor palatini muscle joins this muscular sling as it sweeps around the hamulus, a bony prominence of the lateral palate.
  • The greater deformations possible with this technology enable the transfer of pressure to adjacent body areas and other bony prominences.
  • The side rails are lowered, and the safety strap is checked to ensure it is securely in place across the patient's thighs, avoiding bony prominences.
hillock, hill, hummock, mound, outcrop, spur, rise, tor, ridge, peak, pinnacle, elevation;
promontory, cliff, crag, headland, height;
protuberance, projection, swelling, bump, bulge, lump
technical process, bulla
2.2 [count noun] Astronomy A stream of incandescent gas projecting above the sun’s chromosphere.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The clouds will just impede your direct view and the light of corona, chromosphere, and prominences may trickle through.
  • To the naked eye the prominences jutting above the solar surface often appear more noticeable than they are in a photograph.
  • Similarly, giant prominences can be seen for longer, jutting up above the solar surface.


Late 16th century (denoting something that juts out): from obsolete French, from Latin prominentia 'jutting out', from the verb prominere (see prominent).



Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Armus and Castra, in the heart and belly respectively, are stars with disagreeable natures, whose prominency indicates malevolence and destructiveness.

Palabras que riman con prominence


Definición de prominence en:

Compartir esta entrada


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día doofus
Pronunciación: ˈduːfʌs
a stupid person