Meaning Saltation
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Transport of sediment initiated by moving air or water where particles move from a resting surface to the transport medium in quick continuous repeated cycles.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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A process of sediment transport in which a particle jumps from one point to another.
Source: ge-at.iastate.edu

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"a leap, a bound," 1620s, from Latin saltationem (nominative saltatio) "a dancing; dance," noun of action from past participle stem of saltare "to hop, dance," frequentat [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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the movement of a particle transported by wind or water, one too heavy to remain in suspension.
Source: terrapsych.com

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the transport of load by bouncing along the bed of a river channel.
Source: itseducation.asia

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A mutation or sudden change in a lineage. © 2014 Nature Education
Source: nature.com

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Discontinuous movement by dancing or leaping, transition, or development; advancement by leaps. Jerky dancing or leaping that sometimes occurs in chorea. Nerve impulse conduction along myelinated nerv [..]
Source: psychologydictionary.org

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A variation of large effect; also, a major mutation
Source: evolution-textbook.org

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Particles bouncing down a river bed. This process causes attrition, and adds to the silt and sediment in the river
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(n) (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface(n) (genetics) a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an or [..]
Source: beedictionary.com

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the movement of sand or fine sediment by short jumps above a streambed under the influence of a water current too weak to keep it permanently suspended in the moving water
Source: worldatlas.com

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The movement of sand or fine sediment by short jumps above the ground or stream bed under the influence of a current too weak to keep it permanently suspended.
Source: scientificpsychic.com

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A term used to describe the movement of a particle being transported by wind or water which is too heavy to remain in suspension. The particle is rolled forward by the current, generates lift and rise [..]
Source: pursuetheoutdoors.com

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Discontinuous variation produced all at once by major mutation.
Source: archaeologyinfo.com

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A leap. It was once thought that evolution proceeded by occasional large jumps, rather than by smooth gradation from generation to generation. We now have examples of both, and there is occasional deb [..]
Source: don-lindsay-archive.org

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A jump; a discontinuous mutational change in one or more phenotypic traits, usually of considerable magnitude.
Source: sites.sinauer.com

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the movement of sand or other sediments by short jumps and bounces that is caused by wind or water
Source: go.hrw.com

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A leap, jump or dance. * '''1814''', , '''', 1830, ''Waverley Novels: Volume 1'', [http://books.google.com.au/books?id=314ZAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA205&dq=%22Continued+his+saltation+without+pause.%22&hl=en&sa [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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 The bouncing of material from and along a river bed or a land surface.
Source: rgs.org


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