SALIENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SALIENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
salient
 a.  prominent or protruding; projecting outwardly; moving by leaps or springs
Classic Sentence:
1  Kennicott was respectful as he inquired whether the Germans had good aeroplanes, and what a salient was, and a cootie, and Going West.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
2  It seemed to me that we were simply going over and over the same ground again; and so I took note of some salient point, and found that this was so.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
3  One of the salient points of his character was the search for adventures and a love of romance.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 12 GEORGE VILLIERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM
Example Sentence:
1  The most cosmetically salient differences are, of course, the spellings. Webster promulgated many spelling reforms.
2  The NY Times cited an unnamed committee staff member as saying that “there were salient omissions” in Feinstein's mind.
3  One of the salient features of that newspaper is its excellent editorial page.
4  Blocs are being seen as increasingly irrelevant today largely because the global capitalist system is perceived as increasingly salient.