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Definition of Salient
SalientSalient 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 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
(military), a battlefield feature
- A salient
, also known
as a bulge, is a battlefield feature
territory. The salient
by the enemy
- The Ypres Salient around Ypres
was the scene
of several battles
and an extremely important
part of the Western front during
- A salient
is an elongated protrusion
of a geopolitical
entity, such as a subnational entity
or a sovereign
state. While similar
to a peninsula
had the objective
off the Kursk salient
on the base of the salient
is the w****ly students' magazine
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- GovCIO, previously Salient
CRGT, Inc, is an American private
firm that provides health
services, Agile software
- 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...
(also called saliency
) is that property
some thing stands
out. Salient events
are an attentional mechanism
by which organisms learn
vision, a saliency
map is an image
people's eyes focus
first. The goal of a saliency
map is to reflect
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