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"saltation" Meaning in English

1. a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
Part of speech : noun
2. taking a series of rhythmical steps and movements in time to music
Part of speech : noun
Example : Our saltations on the dance floor are sure to impress.
3. an abrupt transition
Part of speech : noun
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4. in genetics, a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species
Part of speech : noun
Example : The first generation of plants had a drastically different leaf shape, leading the scientist to believe a saltation had occurred.
5. (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface
Part of speech : noun

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