English adjective: salient
|1.||salient having a quality that thrusts itself into attention|
|Samples||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.
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.
|Synonyms||outstanding, prominent, spectacular, striking|
|2.||salient (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees|
|3.||salient represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)|
|Antonyms||horizontal, vertical, perpendicular|
English noun: salient
|1.||salient (location) (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy|
|Part meronym||line of battle|
|Domain category||armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine|