/ 5seIlIEnt; `selIEnt/ adj [attrib 作定语]
most noticeable or important; main 显着的; 重要的; 主要的: the salient points of a speech 讲话的要点 * She pointed out all the salient features of the building. 她指出了该建筑物的全部显着特徵.
(of an angle) pointing outwards (指角)凸出的.
> salient n
1 salient angle 凸角.
2 (military 军) bulge in a military line of attack or defence 进攻或防卫阵地的突出部分.