Translation of prominence in Spanish:

prominence

Pronunciation: /ˈprɑːmənəns; ˈprɒmɪnəns/

n

  • 1.1 u (conspicuousness) prominencia (f) they are printed in bold type to give them prominence están en negrita para que destaquen
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 u (eminence, importance) importancia (f), prominencia (f) to come to prominence adquirir* importancia to have prominence tener* importancia to give prominence to sth hacer* resaltar algo
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.3 c (small hill) [formal] loma (f), prominencia (f)
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Definition of prominence in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.