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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋselIәnt 〕


〔 ˊseiljәnt 〕

Overview of noun salient

The noun salient has 1 sense

  • salient -- ((military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy)

Overview of adj salient

The adj salient has 3 senses

  • outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, striking -- (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")

  • salient -- ((of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees)

  • salient -- (represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward))