The act of saluting, or paying respect or reverence, by the customary words or actions; the act of greeting, or expressing good will or courtesy; also, that which is uttered or done in saluting or greeting.
What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood? Buddha
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace. George Santayana
I'm not a yogi, but I know the sun salutation. Marc Jacobs
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean. Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace. George Santayana
Email is very informal, a memo. But I find that not signing off or not having a salutation bothers me. Judith Martin