Prominency
Prominence Prom"i*nence, Prominency Prom"i*nen*cy, n. [L. prominentia: cf. F. prominence. See {Prominent}. ] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being prominent; a standing out from something; conspicuousness. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is prominent; a protuberance. [1913 Webster]

{Solar prominences}. (Astron.) See {Solar Protuberances}, under {Protuberance}. [1913 Webster]


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