Prom"i*nence (?), 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.

 

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