Definitions for saltation

Definitions for (noun) saltation

Main entry: leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bounce, bound

Definition: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

Main entry: saltation, terpsichore, dance, dancing

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

Main entry: leap, jump, saltation

Definition: an abrupt transition

Usage: a successful leap from college to the major leagues

Main entry: saltation

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

Main entry: saltation

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

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