Definitions for prominenceˈprɒm ə nəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prominence(noun)

    the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent

  2. prominence(noun)

    relative importance

  3. bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence(noun)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. prominence(Noun)

    The state of being prominent: widely known or eminent

  2. prominence(Noun)

    relative importance

  3. prominence(Noun)

    A bulge: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form

  4. prominence(Noun)

    (topography) Autonomous height; relative height or prime factor; a concept used in the categorization of hills and mountains

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prominence(noun)

    alt. of Prominency


Translations for prominence

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ProtuberanzGerman
  • prominencia, protuberanciaSpanish
  • korkeus, kohouma, hallitsevuus, pullistuma, merkittävyysFinnish
  • protubéranceFrench
  • protuberanzaItalian
  • framståandeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • framstående, primærfaktor, prominensNorwegian
  • proeminențăRomanian
  • известность, относительная высота, выпуклость, признание, выступRussian

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