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Engelsk navneord: saltation

1. saltation (om proces) (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface


Mindre specifikke termeraction, activity, natural action, natural process


Overordnet emneområdegeology

2. saltation (om begivenhed) (genetics) a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species


Mindre specifikke termerchromosomal mutation, genetic mutation, mutation


Overordnet emneområdegenetic science, genetics

3. saltation (om begivenhed) an abrupt transition


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA successful leap from college to the major leagues.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)jump, leap


Mindre specifikke termertransition


Mere specifikke termerquantum jump

4. saltation (om handling) taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dance, dancing, terpsichore


Mindre specifikke termerdiversion, performing arts, recreation


Mere specifikke termeradagio, break dance, break dancing, ceremonial dance, choreography, courante, duet, hoofing, mambo, nauch, nautch, nautch dance, pas de deux, pas de quatre, pas de trois, pas seul, pavan, pavane, phrase, ritual dance, ritual dancing, saraband, skank, slam dance, slam dancing, social dancing, stage dancing, step dancing, toe dance, toe dancing, variation


Indenfor samme emneområdebelly dance, busker, clog, dance, heel, jive, shimmy, sidestep, tap, tap dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

5. saltation (om handling) a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bounce, bound, leap, leaping, spring


Mindre specifikke termerjump, jumping


Mere specifikke termercaper, capriole, pounce









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