|1.||[ adjective ] having a quality that thrusts itself into attention|
|Synonyms:||prominent outstanding striking spectacular|
"an outstanding fact of our time" "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book" "salient traits" "a spectacular rise in prices"
|2.||[ adjective ] (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees|
|3.||[ adjective ] (heraldry) represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)|
|Related terms:||heraldry inclined|
|4.||[ noun ] (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy|
|Related terms:||projection line_of_battle military|