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Word: salient

Definition: prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features


Sentences Containing 'salient'

In setting out a drawing, this fixing of certain salient points is the first thing for the student to do.
Centre line and transverse lines for settling position of salient points.

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