Definition for PROM'I-NENT

PROM'I-NENT, a. [L. prominens.]

  1. Standing out beyond the line or surface of something; jutting; protuberant; in high relief; as, a prominent figure on a vase.
  2. Full; large; as, a prominent eye.
  3. Eminent; distinguished above others; as, a prominent character.
  4. Principal; most visible or striking to the eye; conspicuous. The figure of a man or of a building holds a prominent place in a picture.

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