Definitions for "Salient"
Projecting outwardly; as, a salient angle; -- opposed to re├źntering. See Illust. of Bastion.
A salient angle or part; a projection.
For the purposes of this book a pronounced geographical bulge into the territory of the opposing side. When not prefixed by a name, 'Salient' was often understood to be the Ypres Salient, which existed from late 1914 to 1918 and was probably the best known. [Go to source
Moving by leaps or springs; leaping; bounding; jumping.
Shooting out or up; springing; projecting.
Represented in a leaping position; as, a lion salient.
Hence, figuratively, forcing itself on the attention; prominent; conspicuous; noticeable.
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"
Prominent, having meaning to individuals or groups.
Victoria's student newspaper, published weekly during trimesters 1 and 2.
Salient is the weekly students' magazine of the Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association (VUWSA) at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Salient was established in 1941 and originally published in newspaper format, but has lately become a magazine. Salient's style and editorial position can change from year to year due to changes in editors.
Keywords:  siege, sally, fort, port
Sally Port Siege-fort
most important and relevant - in tort, also the 'material' facts Having reviewed the salient facts, the court found that the plaintiff had not satisfied the necessary criteria for recovery. salience (n)
a line of defence which points towards the attackers in an arrow shape. The opposite of re-entrant.
Keywords:  stand
stand out significantly.