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salient
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 7
1. A salient angle or part; a projection.
Part of Speech: noun
1. Salience.
Part of Speech: verb
1. Moving by leaps or springs; leaping; bounding; jumping.
2. Shooting out or up; springing; projecting.
3. Hence, figuratively, forcing itself on the attention; prominent; conspicuous; noticeable.
4. Represented in a leaping position; as, a lion salient.
5. Projecting outwardly; as, a salient angle; - opposed to reentering. See Illust. of Bastion.
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