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sky  


      n   pl   , skies  
1    sometimes pl   the apparently dome-shaped expanse extending upwards from the horizon that is characteristically blue or grey during the day, red in the evening, and black at night  
   Related adjs       celestial       empyrean  
2    outer space, as seen from the earth  
3    often pl   weather, as described by the appearance of the upper air  
sunny skies     
4    the source of divine power; heaven  
5    Informal   the highest level of attainment  
the sky's the limit     
6    to the skies   highly; extravagantly  
      vb   , skies, skying, skied  
7      (Rowing)   to lift (the blade of an oar) too high before a stroke  
8    tr  
Informal   to hit (a ball) high in the air  
     (C13: from Old Norse sky; related to Old English scio cloud, Old Saxon skio, Old Norse skjar transparent skin)  
  skylike      adj  


blue-sky  
      n   modifier   of or denoting theoretical research without regard to any future application of its result  
a blue-sky project     
blue-sky law  
      n     (U.S.)   a state law regulating the trading of securities: intended to protect investors from fraud  
mackerel sky  
      n   a sky patterned with cirrocumulus or small altocumulus clouds  
     (from the similarity to the pattern on a mackerel's back)  
sky blue  
      n  
a    a light or pale blue colour  
b    (as adj.)  
a sky-blue jumper     
sky-blue pink  
      n  
      adj   a jocular name for a nonexistent, unknown, or unimportant colour  
sky-high  
      adj  
      adv  
1    at or to an unprecedented or excessive level  
prices rocketed sky-high     
      adv  
2    high into the air  
3    blow sky-high   to destroy completely  
sky marker  
      n   a parachute flare dropped to mark a target area  
sky pilot  
      n  
Slang   a chaplain in one of the military services  
sky wave  
      n   a radio wave reflected back to the earth by the ionosphere (ionospheric wave), permitting transmission around the curved surface of the earth  
   Compare       ground wave  
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sky  


      n  
1    azure     (poetic)   empyrean     (poetic)   firmament, heavens, upper atmosphere, vault of heaven, welkin     (archaic)  
2    to the skies      excessively, extravagantly, fulsomely, highly, immoderately, inordinately, profusely  

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Consulte también:

sky blue, sky wave, mackerel sky, sky marker

blue sky laws exp.
state securities laws

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