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Synonyms of saltation

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1. saltation, natural process, natural action, action, activity

usage: (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface

2. saltation, mutation, genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation

usage: (genetics) a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species

3. leap, jump, saltation, transition

usage: an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"

4. dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltation, diversion, recreation, performing arts

usage: taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

5. leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce, jump, jumping

usage: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

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