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, towering] n : the activity of flying a glider [syn: glide, gliding, sailplaning, sailing]
- present participle of soar
Soaring is a mode of flight in which height is gained slowly by using air that is moving upwards. It arises in the flight of both aircraft and birds.
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