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Definitions of saltation:
  • noun:   a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species
  • noun:   (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface
  • noun:   an abrupt transition
  • noun:   a light springing movement upwards or forwards
  • noun:   taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

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