Definition for sky

noun as in earth's atmosphere

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Example Sentences

Historical accounts of California summers describe months of smoky skies, but as a feature of the landscape, not a bug.

When combined with additional data from other sky surveys, that alignment quantifies how much the matter in the universe is clumped together.

With India’s aviation industry flying through troubled skies, sectors that are dependent on airlines have now started to feel the heat.

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If you are working with smaller pieces, each contains less context for figuring out where it came from, especially in parts of the puzzle without any unique clues, like a blue sky.

Four years ago, three big tech companies had plans in the works to beam internet down to Earth from the sky, and each scenario sounded wilder than the next.

They looked up into the blue sky as the helicopters flew over in a lost man formation.

Where these laser-like missiles are falling out of the sky onto a city and you have to stop each of them from hitting the targets?

“At least it keeps the mosquitoes away,” one of my table-mates said, as we watched the swooshes of smoke waft into the Havana sky.

Rob Marshall lets a sigh of relief erupt so loud it could be heard by giants in the sky.

The sky is not the limit; beliefs still must be sincere and connected to some for-real source.

It was the darkest hour of twilight, when there was just enough of gleam from the lurid sky, to shew the outline of objects.

He had seen through a powerful naval glass some figures standing erect and silhouetted against the sky on the parapet.

If it should ever be my lot to take the Long Trail at short notice, I hope it will be under a blue sky and a blazing sun.

The storm, however, was over; the moon and stars were shining in a clear sky, and the aurora was dancing merrily.

We stumbled along, close up, for the thick-piled clouds still hung their light-obscuring banners over the sky.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sky, such as: azure, empyrean, firmament, heavens, lid, and vault.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.