Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of gliding while maintaining altitude, especially the sport of flying a heavier-than-air craft by using ascending currents of air.
  • adjective Ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • a. & n. from soar.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of soar. Mounting on the wing; rising aloft; towering in thought or mind.
  • noun The act of mounting on the wing, or of towering in thought or mind; intellectual flight.
  • adjective assurgent, ascending

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of imposing height; especially standing out above others
  • noun the activity of flying a glider
  • adjective ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual

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Examples

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