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saltus

[ sal-tuhs, sawl- ]

noun

, Mathematics.
, plural sal·tus·es.


saltus

/ ˈsæltəs /

noun

  1. a break in the continuity of a sequence, esp the omission of a necessary step in a logical argument


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Word History and Origins

Origin of saltus1

1655–65; < New Latin, Latin: a leap. See salt 2
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Word History and Origins

Origin of saltus1

Latin: a leap
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Example Sentences

The very fact that a woman was in the main like others, irritated Mr. Saltus.

It was a sobriquet Mr. Saltus was fond of applying to himself.

Blond, handsome, debonair, Frank Saltus charmed as he breathed.

Illness, ugliness, unsightliness of any kind, had a horror for Mr. Saltus.

That attitude of his appealed as much to Mr. Saltus as his poems.

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