Adjective "Salient" Definition and Examples




    1. prominent or conspicuous: salient traits.

    2. projecting or pointing outward: a salient angle.

    3. leaping or jumping: a salient animal.

    4. Heraldry. (of a beast) represented as leaping: a lion salient. noun

    5. a salient angle or part, as the central outward-projecting angle of a bastion or an outward projection in a battle line.

    6. Physical Geography. a landform that extends out beyond its surroundings, as a spur projecting from the side of a mountain.Compare reen


    "questions can be salient by days."

    "people can be salient to staffs."

    "people can be salient in institutions."

    "intentions can be salient to children."

    "features can be salient for people."

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