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saltatory

adjective sal·ta·to·ry \ˈsal-tə-ˌtr-ē, ˈsl-\

Definition of SALTATORY

1
archaic :  of or relating to dancing
2
:  proceeding by leaps rather than by gradual transitions :  discontinuous

First Known Use of SALTATORY

1656

Other Dance Terms

attitude, honor, sashay, taw

saltatory

adjective sal·ta·to·ry \ˈsal-tə-ˌtōr-ē, ˈsl-, -ˌtr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SALTATORY

:  proceeding by leaps rather than by gradual transitions <saltatory conduction of impulses in myelinated nerve fibers>

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