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Engelsk substantiv: saltation

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaction, activity, natural action, natural process


Overordnet kategorigeology

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchromosomal mutation, genetic mutation, mutation


Overordnet kategorigenetic science, genetics

3. saltation (om begivenhet) an abrupt transition


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)jump, leap


Mindre spesifikke uttrykktransition


Mere spesifikke uttrykkquantum jump

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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdiversion, performing arts, recreation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadagio, 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


Forekomster i samme kategoribelly 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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkjump, jumping


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcaper, capriole, pounce









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