Definition of Saltations

1. Noun. (plural of saltation) ¹



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Definition of Saltations

1. saltation [n] - See also: saltation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saltations

saltando
saltant
saltants
saltarelli
saltarello
saltarellos
saltate
saltated
saltates
saltating
saltation
saltational
saltationism
saltationist
saltationists
saltations (current term)
saltato
saltatoria
saltatorial
saltatorious
saltatory
saltatory chorea
saltatory conduction
saltatory evolution
saltatory movement
saltatory replication
saltatory spasm
saltbox
saltboxes
saltbush

Literary usage of Saltations

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1. Experimental zoology by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1907)
"Selection under Domestication 0} Mutations, saltations, Sports, and Discontinuous Varieties in General It is probable that the sudden occurrence of sports ..."

2. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1912)
"That he believed in the adding up of minor saltations there can be no question ; but on the admirable ground that no evidence had been adduced in nature of ..."

3. Popular Science Monthly (1904)
"The whole tendency of paleontological discovery is to resolve what are apparently saltations or discontinuities into processes of continuous change. ..."

4. The Monist by Hegeler Institute, Edward C. Hegeler (1905)
"we have been able to make repeated observations of the general principles which govern breaks, or saltations in heredity, and to observe in what manner such ..."

5. The Standard Natural History by John Sterling Kingsley, Frederich Anton Heller von Hellwald, Elliott Coues (1884)
"He realizes that "leaps, gaps, saltations, or whatever they may be called, do occur" in the evolution of forms. Mr. Dalí remarks that " the apparent leaps ..."

6. Contributions from the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1907)
"we have been able to make repeated observations of the general principles which govern breaks, or saltations in heredity, and to observe in what manner such ..."

7. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"We are thus led to what have been called saltations in evolution. Although the history of palaeontology has continually added to our knowledge of past forms ..."

8. Experimental zoology by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1907)
"Selection under Domestication 0} Mutations, saltations, Sports, and Discontinuous Varieties in General It is probable that the sudden occurrence of sports ..."

9. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1912)
"That he believed in the adding up of minor saltations there can be no question ; but on the admirable ground that no evidence had been adduced in nature of ..."

10. Popular Science Monthly (1904)
"The whole tendency of paleontological discovery is to resolve what are apparently saltations or discontinuities into processes of continuous change. ..."

11. The Monist by Hegeler Institute, Edward C. Hegeler (1905)
"we have been able to make repeated observations of the general principles which govern breaks, or saltations in heredity, and to observe in what manner such ..."

12. The Standard Natural History by John Sterling Kingsley, Frederich Anton Heller von Hellwald, Elliott Coues (1884)
"He realizes that "leaps, gaps, saltations, or whatever they may be called, do occur" in the evolution of forms. Mr. Dalí remarks that " the apparent leaps ..."

13. Contributions from the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1907)
"we have been able to make repeated observations of the general principles which govern breaks, or saltations in heredity, and to observe in what manner such ..."

14. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"We are thus led to what have been called saltations in evolution. Although the history of palaeontology has continually added to our knowledge of past forms ..."

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