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Definition of "soaring" []

  • The act of gliding while maintaining altitude, especially the sport of flying a heavier-than-air craft by using ascending currents of air. (noun)
  • Ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual: soaring fuel costs; the soaring spires of the cathedral. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "soaring" in a sentence
  • "Of equal importance are the unimpeded activity of the whirling currents of sound and their complete filling of the resonating spaces in the back of the throat, the pillars of the fauces, and the head cavities in which the vocalized breath must be kept soaring above the larynx and _soaring undisturbed_."
  • "Still soaring from the high of speaking at the American Library ..."
  • "Palin soaring in the polls and obama crying and whining like he normally does when things don't go his way."