Asperated
Asperate As"per*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Asperated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Asperating}.] [L. asperatus, p. p. of asperare, fr. asper rough.] To make rough or uneven. [1913 Webster]

The asperated part of its surface. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]


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  • asperated — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asperate — As per*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Asperated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Asperating}.] [L. asperatus, p. p. of asperare, fr. asper rough.] To make rough or uneven. [1913 Webster] The asperated part of its surface. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asperating — Asperate As per*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Asperated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Asperating}.] [L. asperatus, p. p. of asperare, fr. asper rough.] To make rough or uneven. [1913 Webster] The asperated part of its surface. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asperate — /as peuh rayt /, v.t., asperated, asperating. to make rough, harsh, or uneven: a voice asperated by violent emotion. [1650 60; < L asperatus (ptp. of asperare). See ASPER2, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • asperate — (v.) 1650s, make rough, from L. asperatus, pp. of asperare to roughen, make rough, exasperate, from asper rough (see ASPERITY (Cf. asperity)). Related: Asperated; asperating …   Etymology dictionary

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