Acicular A*cic"u*lar, a. Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle, as some leaves or crystals; also, having sharp points like needles. [1913 Webster] {A*cic"u*lar*ly}, adv.. [1913 Webster]

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  • acicular — acicularity /euh sik yeuh lar i tee/, n. acicularly, adv. /euh sik yeuh leuhr/, adj. 1. needle shaped. 2. Metall. a. (of cast iron) containing ferrite in a needlelike form. b. (of an alloy) having a microstructure of needlelike components. [1785… …   Universalium

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