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prō-mīnĕo , ŭi, 2, v. n., stand or jut out, be prominent, to overhang, project (not in Cic.; cf. Moser ad Cic. Rep. 3, 7, p. 352 ext.; syn.: exsto, emineo).
II. Trop., to reach out, extend to any thing, come forth: “quae (justitia) nec sibi tantum conciliata sit nec occulta, sed foras tota promineat,Cic. Rep. 3, 7, 10: “maxima pars ejus (gloriae) in memoriam ac posteritatem promineat,Liv. 28, 43, 5.—Hence, prōmĭnens , entis, P. a., prominent: “oculi,Plin. 11, 37, 53, § 141: figurae signorum, Vitr 6, 2.— Comp.: “prominentiore caudā,Plin. 10, 3, 3, § 7.—Subst.: prōmĭnens , entis, n., a prominent part: “in prominenti litoris,Tac. A. 1, 53.—Plur.: “prominentia montium,Tac. A. 2, 16.—Adv.: prōmĭnenter , in a prominent manner.—Comp.: “prominentius a lecto,Cael. Aur. Acut. 1, 11, 90; id. Tard. 2, 4, 73.
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