saltate


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saltate

(ˈsælteɪt)
vb (intr)
1. (Physical Geography) geology to move by means of saltation
2. literary to jump or bounce
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Verb1.saltate - move by saltation; "The sand grains are saltated by the wind"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
2.saltate - leap or skip, often in dancing; "These fish swim with a saltating motion"
bound, jump, leap, spring - move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
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