the sport of flying a sailplane.
verb (used without object)
to fly upward, as a bird.
to fly at a great height, without visible movements of the pinions, as a bird.
to glide along at a height, as an airplane.
to rise or ascend to a height, as a mountain.
to rise or aspire to a higher or more exalted level:
His hopes soared.
an act or instance of soaring.
the height attained in soaring.
to rise or fly upwards into the air
(of a bird, aircraft, etc) to glide while maintaining altitude by the use of ascending air currents
to rise or increase in volume, size, etc: soaring prices
the act of soaring
the altitude attained by soaring
- So as to
In order to, as in We took off our shoes so as to avoid scratching the newly finished floors . This idiom is always followed by an infinitive. For a synonym, see in order to , def. 5.
noun 1. a dry, white wine from Verona, Italy. noun 1. a dry white wine from the Veneto region of NE Italy
- Soave operation
Soave operation Soa·ve operation (swä’vā, -vě) n. Endorectal pull-through for treatment of congenital megacolon.
noun 1. a breed of small horned sheep having long legs and dark brown wool that is plucked rather than shorn; found mainly on St Kilda where they were probably introduced by the Vikings