Punctiform
Punctiform Punc"ti*form, a. [L. punctum point + -form.] Having the form of a point. [1913 Webster]

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  • punctiform — PUNCTIFÓRM, Ă, punctiformi, e, adj. 1. Care are forma sau dimensiunile unui punct (I 1). 2. Care acţionează intermitent. 3. (fiz.; despre corpuri cu sarcină electrică, magnetică etc.) De dimensiuni neglijabile. – Din fr. punctiforme. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • punctiform — /pungk teuh fawrm /, adj. shaped like or of the nature of a point or dot. [1815 25; < L punct(um) POINT + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • punctiform — Very small but not microscopic, having a diameter of less than 1 mm. [L. punctum, a point, + forma, shape] * * * punc·ti·form pəŋ(k) tə .fȯrm adj 1) having the form or character of a point 2) marked by or composed of points or dots: PUNCTATE 3)… …   Medical dictionary

  • punctifórm — adj. m. (sil. punc ), pl. punctifórmi; f. sg. punctifórmã, pl. punctifórme …   Romanian orthography

  • punctiform — shaped like a point Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • punctiform — adj. resembling a small dot, resembling a point …   English contemporary dictionary

  • punctiform — punc·ti·form …   English syllables

  • punctiform — ˈpəŋ(k)təˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: Latin punctum point + English iform 1. : having the form or character of a point 2. : marked by or composed of points or dots : punctate 3. : of or relating to tangible points or dot …   Useful english dictionary

  • punctiform extravasation — extravasation that causes a tissue to be covered with minute bloody points …   Medical dictionary

  • Rift valley — A rift valley is a linear shaped lowland between highlands or mountain ranges created by the action of a geologic rift or fault. This action is manifest as crustal extension, a spreading apart of the surface which is subsequently further deepened …   Wikipedia

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