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  Definition of saltation
  1. a light springing movement upwards or forwards
  2. taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
  3. an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
  4. a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species
  5. (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface
Similar Words: leap, leaping, spring, bound, bounce, dancing, dance, terpsichore, jump

 

Hyponyms: caper, capriole, pounce, adagio, break dancing, break dance, nautch, nauch, nautch dance, pavane, pavan, saraband, skank, slam dancing, slam dance, step dancing, hoofing, toe dancing, toe dance, stage dancing, choreography, pas seul, variation, pas de deux, duet, pas de trois, pas de quatre, social dancing, ritual dancing, ritual dance, ceremonial dance, quantum jump

 

Derivational Morphology: jump, leap, bound, spring, bounce, resile, take a hop, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet, saltate, dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, rise, climb up

 

Anagrams: isolation, allantois, oil stain, Santolina

 

 
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