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salient

1. Geometry (of an angle) pointing outwards from a polygon and hence less than 180°
2. (esp of animals) leaping
3. a salient angle

Salient

Any part or prominent member projecting beyond a surface.

salient

[′sāl·yənt]
(geology)
A landform that projects or extends outward or upward from its surroundings.
An area in which the axial traces of folds are convex toward the outer edge of the folded belt.

salient

Describing any projecting part or member, as a salient corner.
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The impact of task definition on store-attribute saliencies and store choice.