Definition of Prominence. Meaning of Prominence. Synonyms of Prominence

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Definition of Prominence

Prominence
Prominence Prom"i*nence, Prominency Prom"i*nen*cy, n. [L. prominentia: cf. F. prominence. See Prominent. ] 1. The quality or state of being prominent; a standing out from something; conspicuousness. 2. That which is prominent; a protuberance. Solar prominences. (Astron.) See Solar Protuberances, under Protuberance.

Meaning of Prominence from wikipedia

- In topography, prominence (also referred to as autonomous height, relative height, and shoulder drop in US English, and drop or relative height in British...
- Prominence in topography is a measure of the independence of a summit. Prominence or Prominent may also refer to: Celebrity, fame and public attention...
- A prominence, sometimes referred to as a filament, is a large plasma and magnetic field structure extending outward from the Sun's surface, often in a...
- forward from its cephalic border, is a triangular process, the maxillary prominence (or maxillary process), the ventral extremity of which is separated from...
- This is a list of mountain peaks ordered by their topographic prominence. The prominence of a peak is the minimum height of climb to the summit on any...
- The frontonasal process, or frontonasal prominence is one of the five swellings that develop to form the face. The frontonasal process is unpaired, and...
- The Adam's apple or laryngeal prominence is the lump or protrusion in the human neck formed by the angle of the thyroid cartilage surrounding the larynx...
- labyrinthine segement and midpoint of tympanic segment. The prominence of the facial canal (or prominence of the aqueduct of Fallopius) indicates the position...
- The mandibular prominence is an embryological structure which gives rise to the lower portion of the face. The mandible and lower lip derive from it. It...
- list of mountains in Britain and Ireland by height and by prominence. Height and prominence are the most important metrics for the classifications of...