HyperDic: salient

English > 4 senses of the word salient:
ADJECTIVEallsalient, outstanding, prominent, spectacular, strikinghaving a quality that thrusts itself into attention
allsalient(of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees
allsalientrepresented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
NOUNlocationsalient(military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy
salient > pronunciation
Soundssey'liyahnt; sey'lyahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > salient: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a quality that thrusts itself into attention.
Example "salient traits"
Synonymsoutstanding, prominent, spectacular, striking
Broaderconspicuousobvious to the eye or mind
Spanishconspicuo, destacado, espectacular, prominente, saliente, sorprendente
Catalandestacat, espectacular, prominent, sorprenent
Nounssalience, saliencythe state of being salient
English > salient: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees.
Oppositere-entrant, reentrant(of angles) pointing inward
English > salient: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningrepresented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward).
CategoryheraldryThe study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
BroaderinclinedAt an angle to the horizontal or vertical position
English > salient: 4 senses > noun 1, location
Meaning(military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Part ofline of battleA line formed by troops or ships prepared to deliver or receive an attack
BroaderprojectionAny solid convex shape that juts out from something
Spanishvanguardia
Catalanavantguarda

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