SALIENT

salient

1. [Adjective]: (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees

2. [Noun]: (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy

3. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient trait

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