Origin of soaring
verb (used without object)
Origin of soar
Examples from the Web for soaring
Thanks to the shale revolution, domestic oil production is soaring.
Strapped for medical staff and lacking in the resources needed to treat the 5,338 suspected cases, the numbers are soaring.
In West Africa, where the epidemic began, the number of cases has been soaring for eight straight months.
A U.S. escalation of bombing in Iraq and Syria would send it soaring.
He was a soaring star from the moment he finished his keynote speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.
The soaring sublimity of the Moslem monotheism comes partly from its narrowness and abstractness.
The Arrow was soaring higher and higher, and the Uhlans were firing at it, but they were not able to hit such a fleeting target.The Forest of Swords|Joseph A. Altsheler
It was drawn by two horses with tails about two inches long and soaring; so she must have been near the top of the Upper Crust.Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror|Richard Linthicum
At the first sound of drumming motors the cabin dwellers flock forth to greet their soaring friend.Riddle of the Storm|Roy J. Snell
The eye of the eagle is there piercing all depths by its intelligence; but the soaring wing of that bird is wanting.The Young Maiden|A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
Word Origin for soar
late 14c., from Old French essorer "fly up, soar," from Vulgar Latin *exaurare "rise into the air," from Latin ex- "out" (see ex-) + aura "breeze, air" (see aura). Of mountains, buildings, etc., by 1812; of prices, emotions, etc. from 1929. Related: Soared; soaring.