Sky vs Skylike - What's the difference?
As an acronym sky
is s'uomen '''k'''ielitieteellinen ' y
hdistys: linguistic association of finland.
As an adjective skylike is
resembling the sky or some aspect of it.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* skie (obsolete)
(lb) A cloud.
The atmosphere above a given point, especially as visible from the ground during the day.
The part of the sky which can be seen from a specific place or at a specific time; its condition, climate etc.
*:So this was my future home, I thought!Backed by towering hills, the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams.
*:She wakened in sharp panic, bewildered by the grotesquerie of some half-remembered dream in contrast with the harshness of inclement fact, drowsily realising that since she had fallen asleep it had come on to rain smartly out of a shrouded sky .
Usually the word can be used correctly in either the singular or plural form, but the plural is now mainly poetic.
(sports) to hit, kick or throw (a ball) extremely high.
, date=January 22
, author=Ian Hughes
, title=Arsenal 3 - 0 Wigan
, passage=Van Persie skied
a penalty, conceded by Gary Caldwell who was sent off, and also hit the post before scoring his third with a shot at the near post.}}
(colloquial, dated) To hang (a picture on exhibition) near the top of a wall, where it cannot be well seen.
* The Century
(colloquial) to drink something from a container without one's lips touching the container
- Brother Academicians who skied his pictures.
Resembling the sky or some aspect of it.
* 1854 , The eclectic magazine of foreign literature, science, and art
- Trailing and creeping plants of every clime will soon be twining their fingers into every recess of the iron-work, and mounting still higher by every pillar and "coigne of vantage," until they have gained the skylike arch of glass.