: the quality, state, or fact of being prominent or conspicuous
: a mass of gas resembling a cloud that arises from the chromosphere of the sun
Examples of PROMINENCE
- The company rose to prominence in the 1990s.
- The publicity has given him a prominence he doesn't deserve.
First Known Use of PROMINENCE
prom·i·nence noun \ˈpräm(-ə)-nən(t)s\ (Medical Dictionary)
: an elevation or projection on an anatomical structure (as a bone)
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