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    saltation

    saltation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word saltation

    Definition
    (noun) (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface Definition
    (noun) (genetics) a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species Definition
    (noun) an abrupt transition
    Synonyms : jump , leap
    Example Sentence
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues
    Definition
    (noun) taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
    Synonyms : dance , dancing , terpsichore
    Definition
    (noun) a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    Synonyms : bounce , bound , leap , leaping , spring
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for saltation

when i gave salt water to a weak person he passed through SALTATION process and started jumping..

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