salient point

punto saliente

English-Spanish mathematics dictionary. . 1964.

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  • salient point — I noun basis, cardinal point, central point, core, cornerstone, elixir, essence, essential part, feature, focal point, gist, gravamen, highlight, implication, import, important point, kernel, keystone, main issue, main point, marrow, material… …   Law dictionary

  • salient point — noun 1. archaic : starting point : source 2. : a prominent feature or detail …   Useful english dictionary

  • salient — 1560s, leaping, a heraldic term, from L. salientem (nom. saliens), prp. of salire to leap, from PIE root *sel to jump (Cf. Gk. hallesthai to leap, M.Ir. saltraim I trample, and probably Skt. ucchalati rises quickly ). The meaning pointing outward …   Etymology dictionary

  • salient — adj. & n. adj. 1 jutting out; prominent; conspicuous, most noticeable. 2 (of an angle, esp. in fortification) pointing outwards (opp. RE ENTRANT). 3 Heraldry (of a lion etc.) standing on its hind legs with the forepaws raised. 4 archaic a leaping …   Useful english dictionary

  • point — Synonyms and related words: L, Thule, Ultima Thule, abode, accent, accentuate, ace, acerbity, acidity, acme, acridity, acrimony, aculeate, aculeus, acuminate, acumination, address, advance guard, advantage, affective meaning, aim, aim at, airhead …   Moby Thesaurus

  • salient — adjective the most salient point is that the suggested cost is beyond our budget Syn: important, main, principal, major, chief, primary; notable, noteworthy, outstanding, conspicuous, striking, noticeable, obvious, remarkable, prominent,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Point — Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Point lace — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Point net — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Point of concurrence — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Point of contrary flexure — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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