Definition of Sky

1. Noun. The atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth.

Generic synonyms: Atmosphere
Specialized synonyms: Blue, Blue Air, Blue Sky, Wild Blue Yonder, Mackerel Sky
Terms within: Cloud, Rainbow
Group relationships: Earth, Globe, World

2. Verb. Throw or toss with a light motion. "The children sky the ball"; "Toss me newspaper"
Exact synonyms: Flip, Pitch, Toss
Generic synonyms: Fling
Specialized synonyms: Submarine, Lag, Throw Back, Toss Back
Derivative terms: Flip, Pitch, Toss, Tosser

Definition of Sky

1. n. A cloud.

2. v. t. To hang (a picture on exhibition) near the top of a wall, where it can not be well seen.

Definition of Sky

1. Noun. (obsolete) A cloud. ¹

2. Noun. The atmosphere above a given point, especially as visible from the ground during the day. ¹

3. Noun. The part of the sky which can be seen from a specific place or at a specific time; its condition, climate etc. ¹

4. Noun. Heaven. ¹

5. Verb. (sports) to hit, kick or throw (a ball) extremely high. ¹

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Definition of Sky

1. to hit or throw toward the sky (the upper atmosphere) [v SKIED or SKYED, SKYING, SKIES]

Medical Definition of Sky

1. Origin: OE. Skie a cloud, Icel. Sk; akin to Sw. & Dan. Sky; cf. AS. Sca, scwa, shadow, Icel. Skuggi; probably from the same root as E. Scum. See Scum, and cf. Hide skin, Obscure. 1. A cloud. "[A wind] that blew so hideously and high, That it ne lefte not a sky In all the welkin long and broad." (Chaucer) 2. Hence, a shadow. "She passeth as it were a sky." (Gower) 3. The apparent arch, or vault, of heaven, which in a clear day is of a blue colour; the heavens; the firmament; sometimes in the plural. "The Norweyan banners flout the sky." (Shak) 4. The wheather; the climate. "Thou wert better in thy grave than to answer with thy uncovered body this extremity of the skies." (Shak) Sky is often used adjectively or in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, sky colour, skylight, sky-aspiring, sky-born, sky-pointing, sky-roofed, etc. Sky blue, an azure colour. Sky scraper, a skysail of a triangular form. Under open sky, out of doors. "Under open sky adored." . Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sky

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sky ball
sky blue
sky blues
sky burial
sky daddy
sky dive
sky diving
sky girl
sky glow
sky marshal

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