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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Soar v. i. [imp. & p. p. Soared p. pr. & vb. n. Soaring.]
 1. To fly aloft, as a bird; to mount upward on wings, or as on wings.
    When soars Gaul's vulture with his wings unfurled.   --Byron.
 2. Fig.: To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood.
    Where the deep transported mind may soar.   --Milton.
 Valor soars above
 What the world calls misfortune.   --Addison.
 3. Aeronautics To fly by wind power; to  glide indefinitely without loss of altitude.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Soar·ing, a. & n. from Soar. -- Soar*ing*ly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual;
             "soaring prices"
      2: moving to great heights with little apparent effort; "a
         soaring eagle"
      3: of imposing height; especially standing out above others;
         "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires
         of the cathedral"; "towering iceburgs" [syn: eminent, lofty,
      n : the activity of flying a glider [syn: glide, gliding, sailplaning,