Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The quality or condition of being salient.
  • n. A pronounced feature or part; a highlight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The condition of being salient.
  • n. A highlight; perceptual prominence, or likelihood of being noticed.
  • n. Relative importance based on context.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or condition of being salient; a leaping; a springing forward; an assaulting.
  • n. The quality or state of projecting, or being projected; projection; protrusion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fact or condition of being salient; the state of projecting or being projected; projection; protrusion.
  • n. A projection; any part or feature of an object or whole which protrudes or juts out beyond its general surface, as a molding considered with reference to a wall which it decorates.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of being salient

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  • kind of reduce its salience for a group of folks who aren't persuadable

    March 10, 2011