Synonyms and related words:
arrantness, bas-relief, bellying, blatancy, boldness, bulging, conspicuousness, dignity, distinction, embossment, eminence, esteem, excrescence, excrescency, extrusion, fame, flagrance, flagrancy, gibbosity, gibbousness, glory, greatness, high relief, honor, low relief, memorability, notability, noteworthiness, noticeability, notoriety, notoriousness, obtrusiveness, ostentation, outstandingness, prestige, projection, prominence, pronouncedness, protrusion, protuberance, protuberancy, relief, remarkableness, renown, reputation, repute, saliency, salient, strikingness, strong relief, tuberosity, tuberousness

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Salience — Sa li*ence, n. [See {Salient}.] 1. The quality or condition of being salient; a leaping; a springing forward; an assaulting. [1913 Webster] 2. The quality or state of projecting, or being projected; projection; protrusion. Sir W. Hamilton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salience — index emphasis, importance, interest (concern), materiality (consequence), significance Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • salience — refers to the centrality of a particular attitude , identity , or role . Salient events are those that are relatively important or are the focus of attention. Thus, at election time, politicians are anxious that the salient issues are the ones… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • salience — 1836, “quality of leaping;” see SALIENT (Cf. salient) + ENCE (Cf. ence). Meaning “quality of standing out” is from 1849. It was used in M.E. as an adjective meaning leaping, skipping …   Etymology dictionary

  • Salience — The term salience may refer to:* Salience (neuroscience) * Salience (semiotics) * Salience (communication) * Salience, a term used in CLIPS (an expert systems programming language)ee also* Salient …   Wikipedia

  • salience — salient ► ADJECTIVE 1) most noticeable or important. 2) (of an angle) pointing outwards. ► NOUN 1) a piece of land or section of fortification that juts out to form an angle. 2) an outward bulge in a military line. DERIVATIVES salience noun …   English terms dictionary

  • salience — noun Date: 1836 1. the quality or state of being salient 2. a striking point or feature ; highlight …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • salience — /say lee euhns, sayl yeuhns/, n. 1. the state or condition of being salient. 2. a salient or projecting object, part, or feature. [1830 40; see SALIENT, ENCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • salience — noun /ˈseɪlˌɪiɛns/ a) The condition of being salient. b) A highlight; perceptual prominence, or likelihood of being noticed …   Wiktionary

  • salience — sa·li·ence || seɪlɪəns n. remarkableness, state of being noticeable; prominence, conspicuousness; projection, protrusion; remarkable feature …   English contemporary dictionary