Acervate
Acervate \A*cer"vate\, v. t. [L. acervatus, p. p. of acervare to heap up, fr. acervus heap.] To heap up. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Acervate — A*cer vate, a. Heaped, or growing in heaps, or closely compacted clusters. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acervate — [ə sʉr′vit, ə sʉr′vāt΄] adj. [L acervatus, pp. of acervare, to heap up < acervus, a heap] Biol. growing in tight clusters or heaps …   English World dictionary

  • acervate — adjective pertaining to a growth of fungi that forms a heaped up mass acervate fungous sporophores • Pertains to noun: ↑acervulus …   Useful english dictionary

  • acervate — adj. [L. acervare, to heap] Pertaining to heaped or growing in heaps or clusters; see coacervate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acervate — acervately, adv. /euh serr vit, vayt, as euhr vayt /, adj. Bot., Mycol. pertaining to growth, esp. of fungi, that forms a dense, heaped up mass. [1840 50; < L acervatus heaped up (ptp. of acervare), equiv. to acerv(us) heap + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • acervate — adjective /ˈæs.ə.veɪt,ˈæs.ɚ.veɪt/ Heaped, or growing in heaps, or closely compacted clusters. Syn: heap, pile See Also: acerval, coacervate …   Wiktionary

  • acervate — acer·vate …   English syllables

  • acervate —   a. Botany, growing in heaps; clustered …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Assemblage — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Assemblage >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{opp,73,} assemblage Sgm: N 1 collection collection collocation colligation Sgm: N 1 compilation compilation levy gathering ingathering muster …   English dictionary for students

  • Coacervate — Co a*cer vate, a. [L. coacervatus, p. p. of coacervare to heap up; co + acervare. See {Acervate}.] Raised into a pile; collected into a crowd; heaped. [R.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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