1. easy to notice; obvious or relevant.
- salient traits
2. (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees
3. (obsolete) moving by leaps or springs; jumping.
Similar word(s): inclined
Sentences with salient as an adjective:
- The article is not exhaustive, but it covers the salient points pretty well.
- a lion salient
- a salient angle