salient

[adj] - (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees 2. [n] - (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy
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Salient

• (v. i.) Represented in a leaping position; as, a lion salient. • (v. i.) Moving by leaps or springs; leaping; bounding; jumping. • (v. i.) Shooting out or up; springing; projecting. • (v. i.) Hence, figuratively, forcing itself on the attention; prominent; conspicuous; noticeable. • (v. i.) Projecting outwardly; as, a sal...
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salient

adjective (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees
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Salient

[geography] A salient is a term for an elongated arm-like protrusion of a geopolitical entity, such as a subnational entity or a sovereign state. ==Term== The term salient is derived from military salients. While similar to a peninsula in shape, a salient is not surrounded by water on three sides and connected to a geographical mainland. In...
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Salient

Sa'liĀ·ent adjective [ Latin saliens , -entis , present participle of salire to leap; confer French saillant . See Sally , noun & intransitive verb .] 1. Moving by leaps or springs; leaping; bounding; jumping...
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salient

1. Moving by leaps or springs; leaping; bounding; jumping. 'Frogs and salient animals.' ... 2. Shooting out up; springing; projecting. 'He had in himself a salient, living spring of generous and manly action.' (Burke) ... 3. Hence, figuratively, forcing itself on the attention; prominent; conspicuous; noticeable. 'He [Grenville] had neither salient...
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Salient

a line of defence which points towards the attackers in an arrow shape. The opposite of re-entrant. See fortification.
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Salient

angle that points outward (opposite of re-entrant)
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Salient

angle that points outward (opposite of re-entrant)
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salient

area of the line of trenches which jutted out into no man's land and was exposed to enemy attack
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salient

At a salient point, two branches of a curve meet and stop, and have different tangents. A salient angle is an outward-pointing angle of polygon. Compare with reentrant angle.
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Salient

Coastal formation of beach material developed by wave refraction and DIFFRACTION and longshore drift comprising of a bulge in the COASTLINE towards an offshore island or BREAKWATER, but not connected to it as in the case of a tombolo. See also ness, CUSP.
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salient

conspicuous, prominent, or important
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salient

having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
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Salient

In heraldry, the term salient refers to a leaping position such as for example a lion salient - a leaping lion.
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Salient

projecting outward
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Salient

projecting outward
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Salient

Salient: Standing out. Projecting. When the true nature of a disease is poorly understood, it is often classified by its salient external features.
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Salient

Trench-system projecting towards the enemy.
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salient

Type: Term Pronunciation: sā′lē-ĕnt, sāl′yent Definitions: 1. radiology an obsolete term for projection. Synonyms: projection
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Salient

Wall projection, arrowhead.
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Salient

Wall projection, arrowhead.
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