Eminence

Eminence

Eminence may refer to:

Places:
*In the United States:
** Eminence Township, Logan County, Illinois
** Eminence, Indiana
** Eminence, Kentucky
** Eminence, Missouri

Anatomy:
*Collateral eminence, alongside the hippocampus in the brain
*Cruciform eminence, in the occipital bone of the skull
*Frontal eminence, on the frontal bone of the skull
*Hypothenar eminence, muscle on the little-finger side of the hand
*Iliopubic eminence, in the pelvis
*Intercondylar eminence, in the tibia bone of the leg
*Medial eminence, in the rhomboid fossa of the fourth ventricle of the brain
*Median eminence, below the hypothalamus of the brain
*Müllerian eminence, in the cloaca of an embryo
*Parietal eminence, in the parietal bone of the skull
*Pyramidal eminence, in the middle ear
*Thenar eminence, muscle on the thumb side of the hand

Other:
* Eminence Symphony Orchestra, based in Sydney, Australia
* His Eminence, style of reference for high nobility and clergy
* Éminence grise, or "grey eminence", one who advises a leader in a secret, behind the scenes, fashion.

ee also

*Eminent (disambiguation)
*éminence grise, powerful advisor or decision-maker who operates secretly or unofficially
*Prominence, measure of the independent stature of a summit

imilar spellings

*Imminence (disambiguation)
*Immanence, existing and acting within the mind or the world; contrasted with "transcendence"
*Eminem (aka Marshall Mathers, aka Slim Shady), American rap artist.

Eminence is also a popular skin care supplier in the US and world wide originated to Hungary.


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  • éminence — [ eminɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1314; lat. eminentia 1 ♦ Anat. Saillie, protubérance. Les éminences osseuses. ⇒ apophyse, tubercule, tubérosité. 2 ♦ Cour. Élévation de terrain relativement isolée. ⇒ butte, élévation, hauteur, monticule, tertre. Observatoire… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • EMInence — est une revue d étudiants de l École Mohammadia d ingénieurs au Maroc. Sommaire 1 Présentation de la revue des étudiants de l EMI 2 La 16ème édition d EMInence 3 Le rayonnement d EMInence …   Wikipédia en Français

  • eminence — Eminence. s. f. Hauteur, lieu elevé, lieu eminent. Les ennemis se sont logez sur une eminence. il s est saisi de toutes les eminences, prendre une eminence. occuper une eminence. C est aussi le titre d honneur qu on donne aux Cardinaux. Vostre… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Eminence — Création 1944 Dates clés 1944 Personnages clés Georges Jonathan Gilbert Sivel …   Wikipédia en Français

  • éminence — ÉMINENCE. sub. f. Hauteur, lieu élevé, lieu éminent. Les ennemis se sont logés sur une éminence. Il s est saisi de toutes les éminences. S emparer d une éminence. [b]f♛/b] C est aussi Le titre d honneur qu on donne aux Cardinaux. Votre Éminence… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Eminence — Eminence, KY U.S. city in Kentucky Population (2000): 2231 Housing Units (2000): 998 Land area (2000): 2.146753 sq. miles (5.560065 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.008024 sq. miles (0.020781 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.154777 sq. miles (5.580846 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • eminence — c.1400, projection, protuberance; early 15c., high or exalted position, from O.Fr. eminence or directly from L. eminentia prominence, eminence, from eminentem (nom. eminens) excellent, prominent (see EMINENT (Cf. eminent)). As a title of honor… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Eminence — Em i*nence, n. [L. eminentia, fr. eminens eminent: cf. F. [ e]minence.] 1. That which is eminent or lofty; a high ground or place; a height. [1913 Webster] Without either eminences or cavities. Dryden. [1913 Webster] The temple of honor ought to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eminence, KY — U.S. city in Kentucky Population (2000): 2231 Housing Units (2000): 998 Land area (2000): 2.146753 sq. miles (5.560065 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.008024 sq. miles (0.020781 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.154777 sq. miles (5.580846 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Eminence, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 548 Housing Units (2000): 316 Land area (2000): 1.886745 sq. miles (4.886647 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.886745 sq. miles (4.886647 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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