salient

Noun

  1. (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy
    • Less specific
      • projection
    • Part of
      • line of battle
    • Topic Members
      • military
      • armed forces
      • armed services
      • military machine
      • war machine

Adjective

  1. 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”
    • Synonyms
      • outstanding
      • prominent
      • spectacular
      • striking
    • Similar to
      • conspicuous
    • Related
      • salience
      • saliency
      • strikingness
      • spectacle
      • salience
      • saliency
      • strikingness
      • salience
      • saliency
      • strikingness
  2. (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees
    • Antonyms
      • re-entrant
      • reentrant
  3. represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
    • Similar to
      • inclined
    • Topic Members
      • heraldry

The following are the words that are in the New Word Project:


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The definition for this word taken from the Terminology app, which is based on the Princeton University’s WordNet lexical database. If you are interested in how I created this resource and how I add new words to it, you can see my blog post Title of Blog Post.

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