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Definition of Salient

Salient
Salient Sa"li*ent, a. [L. saliens, -entis, p. pr. of salire to leap; cf. F. saillant. See Sally, n. & v. i..] 1. Moving by leaps or springs; leaping; bounding; jumping. ``Frogs and salient animals.' --Sir T. Browne. 2. Shooting out or 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 traits, nor general comprehensiveness of mind. --Bancroft. 4. (Math. & Fort.) Projecting outwardly; as, a salient angle; -- opposed to re["e]ntering. See Illust. of Bastion.
Salient
Salient Sa"li*ent, a. (Fort.) A salient angle or part; a projection.

Meaning of Salient from wikipedia

- Look up salient in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Salient may refer to: Salient (military), a battlefield feature that projects into enemy territory...
- A salient, also known as a bulge, is a battlefield feature that projects into enemy territory. The salient is surrounded by the enemy on multiple sides...
- The Ypres Salient around Ypres in Belgium was the scene of several battles and an extremely important part of the Western front during the First World...
- A salient is an elongated protrusion of a geopolitical entity, such as a subnational entity or a sovereign state. While similar to a peninsula in shape...
- which had the objective of pinching off the Kursk salient with attacks on the base of the salient from north and south simultaneously. After the German...
- Salient is the w****ly students' magazine of the Victoria University of Wellington Students' ****ociation (VUWSA) at Victoria University of Wellington,...
- GovCIO, previously Salient CRGT, Inc, is an American private firm that provides health analytics, cloud services, Agile software development, mobility...
- Salient Glacier (78°6′S 163°5′E / 78.100°S 163.083°E / -78.100; 163.083Coordinates: 78°6′S 163°5′E / 78.100°S 163.083°E / -78.100; 163.083) is a...
- Salience (also called saliency) is that property by which some thing stands out. Salient events are an attentional mechanism by which organisms learn and...
- computer vision, a saliency map is an image that highlights the region on which people's eyes focus first. The goal of a saliency map is to reflect the...