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Overview of noun saltation

The noun saltation has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. saltation

((geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface)

2. saltation

((genetics) a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species)

3. leap, jump, saltation

(an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues")

4. dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltation

(taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music)

5. leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce

(a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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