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See definition of saltation on Dictionary.com
  • as injump
  • as inspring

synonyms for saltation

  • bounce
  • dive
  • drop
  • fall
  • hurdle
  • plunge
  • rise
  • upsurge
  • vault
  • bob
  • bound
  • buck
  • canter
  • caper
  • capriole
  • dance
  • gambol
  • hop
  • hopping
  • jar
  • jerk
  • jolt
  • leapfrog
  • leapfrogging
  • leaping
  • lurch
  • nosedive
  • plummet
  • pounce
  • shock
  • skip
  • skipping
  • spring
  • start
  • swerve
  • twitch
  • wrench
  • gambade
  • upspring
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antonyms for saltation

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  • ascent
  • increase
  • end
  • decline
  • decrease
  • disadvantage
  • opening
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How to use saltation in a sentence

As an adaptation to saltation the tibia would elongate at the expense of the femur and the index would be more than 100.
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
Long tail and long hind foot would seem to be specializations for saltation and the two would be expected to be correlated.
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
Life must be taken with a grain of saltation: let the spirit dance a measure or two ere it collapse.
PIPEFULSCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
Saltation is downwind movement of particles in a series of jumps or skips.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
Particles are transported by winds through suspension, saltation, and creep.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
A saltating grain may hit other grains that jump up to continue the saltation.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
The average length of jumps during saltation corresponds to the wavelength, or distance between adjacent crests, of the ripples.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
Sand sheets are flat, gently undulating sandy plots of sand surfaced by grains that may be too large for saltation.
DESERTSA. S. WALKER
In the heat of noon, in the cool of the evening, day after day there was no rest for them, their saltation was without end.
FOLK-LORE AND LEGENDS: GERMANANONYMOUS
That moral saltation is very necessary to political success at Leaplow, and quite probably in many other places.
THE MONIKINSJ. FENIMORE COOPER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SALTATION

  • bob
  • bounce
  • bound
  • buck
  • canter
  • caper
  • capriole
  • dance
  • dive
  • drop
  • fall
  • gambade
  • gambol
  • hop
  • hopping
  • hurdle
  • jar
  • jerk
  • jolt
  • leapfrog
  • leapfrogging
  • leaping
  • lurch
  • nosedive
  • plummet
  • plunge
  • pounce
  • rise
  • saltation
  • shock
  • skip
  • skipping
  • spring
  • start
  • swerve
  • twitch
  • upspring
  • upsurge
  • vault
  • wrench
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.