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salient

This word is also in the group 100 IELTS Words.
  • most noticeable or important.
  • (of an animal) standing on its hind legs with the forepaws raised, as if leaping.
  • a piece of land or section of fortification that juts out to form an angle.
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Examples

The crisp presentation outlined all the salient features of broadband technology, notably cheaper downloads and smoother surfing.

The salient features of the “Clean city Beautiful City” programme of the city corporation also finds a place in the newsletter.

Their seal bore as its device a demi-fox salient, with a motto on a ribbon “Liberté toute entière”.

Based on the preceding readings, how would you identify the salient distinctions between civil-political and economic-social rights?

A salient feature that has emerged is that no single individual can claim to be the pillar of any political party as all members are bound by the collective responsibility.

Mill’s salient distinction is between offence and harm; its implications for political correctness are pellucid.

Narrow lanes, leaky ceilings and weak walls with a number of cracks are the salient features of the “new” quarters.

Yet the most salient feature of Truth and Truthfulness is Williams’s passionate devotion to the political heritage of the Enlightenment.

And there are many such places in Karnataka which have salient features to be developed into potential centres of growth.

The idea is to provide an opportunity to the manufacturers to explain the salient features of their products to the consumers.

They distributed handbills and explained the salient features to those who showed interest in the policy.

Their didactic import encompasses salient aspects of Buddhist doctrine, especially the traditional notion of human transience.

Where the salient angle occurs it is plain that it will be more subject to the effect of the water on the side which opposes the current, than on that which declines from it.

A few representatives of the dealer as well as the official financier are present at the makeshift counters to explain the salient features of the product and loan offers.

The second most salient feature of primary forest indicated by habitat classification freelists was humidity.

A more interesting question is: is it OK to “enhance” real evidence, if the salient facts are true?

Moore’s preoccupation with faith and with religion, particularly with Catholicism, is a salient feature of his work.

In May 1943 four strikes of Soviet aviation at the enemy airfields at the Kursk salient destroyed 500 aircraft.

The Allied command planned to clear the salient of Germans along a 20 mile front.

At best, a dictionary can enumerate only some of the more salient semantic distinctions, and different lexicographers are liable to employ different criteria in their assessments.

Had the wall run due north from this point on the upper terrace, the area enclosed would have been overlooked by a salient of the terrace to the east, creating a point of great vulnerability.

A radial tire for heavy road vehicles comprises a tread formed with wide circumferential zigzag grooves. The sides of the grooves form angles that are alternately salient and reentrant, and the zigzag of at least one of the grooves has its amplitude reduced by a lateral shift of the salient angles along at least one side of the groove.

In addition, troop movements were executed in the salient at night as much as possible, and any mention of preparation for the operation over the radio was prohibited.

The son of strict Plymouth Brethren, he was most perceptive, able to discern the salient points of lectures in his concise notes, written on the back of a Churchman’s cigarette packet.

The salient feature of these policies is not their racism per se but their carefully calculated divisiveness.

On the middle pillar of the canopy-work are the arms of this knight, a lion salient, impaling a spread eagle, the arms of his lady.

He does not neglect the contribution of blues singers to the body of railroad songs, and in fact he discusses the salient features of the blues genre and its importance in commercial recordings.

Though the weather after 5 July was essentially clear, it worked against the German army during the critical initial advance into the Kursk salient.

The trial judge’s succinct reasons refer to many salient evidentiary points.

The salient features of the Contributory Health Scheme meant for the ex-servicemen community will also be explained to them by the members of the team.