English noun: prominence
|1.||prominence (state) the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent|
|Narrower (hyponym)||glare, limelight, public eye, salience, saliency, spotlight, strikingness|
|2.||prominence (attribute) relative importance|
|3.||prominence (shape) something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||bulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, protrusion, protuberance, swelling|
|Narrower (hyponym)||belly, caput, frontal eminence, mogul, nub, nubble, occipital protuberance, snag, wart|