⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'skywards' from English to Slovak
ADJ   skywards | more skywards | most skywards
SYNO skyward | skywards
k nebu {adv}skywards [Br.]
do oblakov {adv}skywards [Br.]
(smerom) k oblohe {adv}skywards [Br.]
do výšky {adv} [smerom k oblohe]skywards [Br.]
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Usage Examples English
  • Before the hennin rocketed skywards, padded rolls and truncated and reticulated headdresses graced the heads of fashionable ladies everywhere in Europe and England.
  • Salisbury's crest consists of a large "S" in front of crossed sabres. The sabres point skywards in a salute to victory.
  • A circular garden surrounds a large stone upon which a bronze statue of Chapman stands, face looking skywards, holding an apple-seedling tree in one hand and a book in the other.
  • When disturbed, Australian bustards often adopt a cryptic pose with neck erect and bill pointed skywards. They may stalk gradually away or run if alarmed, taking flight as a last resort.
  • The pioneers all answered "Always ready", stiffening their right hand and placing it against their forehead with the thumb closest and their fingers facing skywards.
  • Twit pretends to tie some more strings to her ankles, before cutting through the strings and sending her skywards.
  • The winner sits in a red armchair which rises skywards.
  • Inside, a shape entitled “The Blue Flight” rises skywards, symbolising the ultimate goal of all of the club's athletes according to chief architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte.
  • On the morning of 30 December, the volcano sent ash skywards as it erupted for about three minutes, spewing white clouds of smoke and ash more than 700m into the air.
  • Lasers shoot skywards towards a stylised futsal pitch as a reminder of the country's accomplishments in the science and high-tech industries.
  • Once it reaches the surface, a booster rocket ignites to propel the missile skywards.
  • Red warning lights begin to flash in the station area and the gondola is slowly hoisted skywards, with riders being subjected to a light spray of mist upon leaving the station structure.
  • On the south of the garden is the 30-foot–tall (10 m) "Moon Haw Haw", a male figure with a single feather at the rear of his head looking skywards towards the Burroughs Range to the west with both arms outstretched, palms facing upwards.
  • Young birds will give a display when they feel threatened, by stretching out their necks and pointing the bill skywards. How far this would deter predators is not known.
  • was the first presentation of the work in 2008 its current form; an array of xenon lamps pointed skywards lit from dusk till dawn accompanied by a mathematically derived score audible from each of the lamp bases.
  • The seemingly monolithic image of the building is actually enlivened by slight volumetric shifts that divide the high-rise into three sections: a wide basement level characterized by the large entrances to the retail areas; a robust second block, slightly tapered towards the top, that houses offices from the second floor to the twelfth, and lastly a square stepped tower which, placed off-centre with respect to the base, rises skywards and has clock-faces on each side – hence the name Clock Tower.
  • The Skyneedle (or "Night Companion") is [...] -high and beams light skywards with a visibility of more than [...] during special events.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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