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1. saltation

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

Synonyms

  • choreography
  • performing arts
  • ritual dancing
  • skank
  • phrase
  • recreation
  • pas de quatre
  • pas seul
  • pavan
  • social dancing
  • saraband
  • nautch dance
  • pavane
  • dance
  • diversion
  • stage dancing
  • nautch
  • dancing
  • variation
  • adagio
  • ceremonial dance
  • step dancing
  • mambo
  • terpsichore
  • pas de deux
  • pas de trois
  • duet
  • break dancing
  • toe dance
  • nauch
  • slam dance
  • slam dancing
  • hoofing
  • ritual dance
  • courante
  • toe dancing

Antonyms

  • free
  • uncertain
  • unoriented
  • untreated

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2. saltation

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

Synonyms

  • mutation
  • chromosomal mutation

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • wane
  • stop

3. saltation

noun. an abrupt transition.

Synonyms

  • jump
  • transition
  • quantum jump

Antonyms

  • unsworn
  • decrease
  • ascend
  • rise

4. saltation

noun. a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards.

Synonyms

  • capriole
  • bound
  • leap
  • jump
  • caper
  • bounce
  • pounce
  • jumping
  • spring

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • stand still
  • antitype
  • fast

5. saltation

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

Synonyms

  • natural process
  • activity
  • action

Antonyms

  • drop out
  • accept
  • inelasticity
  • clear

Sentences with saltation


1. Noun, singular or mass
During saltation, kangaroos push off with both large feet at the same time, and they use their tails for balance.

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