Adjective "Salient" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Salient


    Definition:

    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

    Examples:

    "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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