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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: salient(0.00909 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to salient.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 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”
[syn: outstanding, prominent, spectacular, striking]
2: (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180
degrees [ant: re-entrant]
3: represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward) [syn: salient(ip)]
n : (military) the part of the line of battle that projects
closest to the enemy
English → English (gcide)
Salient \Sa"li*ent\, a. (Fort.)
A salient angle or part; a projection.
Salient \Sa"li*ent\, a. [L. saliens, -entis, p. pr. of salire to
leap; cf. F. saillant. See Sally, n. & v. i..]
1. Moving by leaps or springs; leaping; bounding; jumping.
“Frogs and salient animals.” --Sir T. Browne.
2. Shooting out or up; springing; projecting.
He had in himself a salient, living spring of
generous and manly action. --Burke.
3. Hence, figuratively, forcing itself on the attention;
prominent; conspicuous; noticeable.
He [Grenville] had neither salient traits, nor
general comprehensiveness of mind. --Bancroft.
4. (Math. & Fort.) Projecting outwardly; as, a salient angle;
-- opposed to re["e]ntering. See Illust. of Bastion.
5. (Her.) Represented in a leaping position; as, a lion
Salient angle. See Salient, a., 4.
Salient polygon (Geom.), a polygon all of whose angles are
Salient polyhedron (Geom.), a polyhedron all of whose solid
angles are salient.