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Salient

Sa´li`ent
a.1.Moving by leaps or springs; leaping; bounding; jumping.
2.Shooting out or up; springing; projecting.
3.Hence, figuratively, forcing itself on the attention; prominent; conspicuous; noticeable.
4.(Math. & Fort.) Projecting outwardly; as, a salient angle; - opposed to reëntering. See Illust. of Bastion.
5.(Her.) Represented in a leaping position; as, a lion salient.
Salient angle
See Salient, a., 4.
Salient polygon
(Geom.) a polygon all of whose angles are salient.
Salient polyhedron
(Geom.) a polyhedron all of whose solid angles are salient.
1.(Fort.) A salient angle or part; a projection.
Noun1.salient - (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy
Adj.1.salient - having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"
2.salient - (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees
Antonyms:
re-entrant, reentrant - (of angles) pointing inward; "a polygon with re-entrant angles"
3.salient - represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
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