Aduncity
Aduncity A*dun"ci*ty, n. [L. aduncitas. See {Aduncous}.] Curvature inwards; hookedness. [1913 Webster]

The aduncity of the beaks of hawks. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • aduncity — /ə dunˈsi ti/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑adunc …   Useful english dictionary

  • aduncity — noun Crookedness, curvaceousness, hookedness …   Wiktionary

  • adunc — aduncity /euh dun si tee/, n. /euh dungk /, adj. curved inward; hooked. [1620 30; < L aduncus, equiv. to ad AD + uncus hook, barb] * * * …   Universalium

  • adunc — aduncity /euh dun si tee/, n. /euh dungk /, adj. curved inward; hooked. [1620 30; < L aduncus, equiv. to ad AD + uncus hook, barb] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Angularity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Angularity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 angularity angularity angularness Sgm: N 1 aduncity aduncity Sgm: N 1 angle angle cusp bend Sgm: N 1 fold fold &c. 258 Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

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  • convexity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, belly, boss, bump, circularity, colophon, concameration, concavity, convolution, crookedness, curvation, curvature, curving, curvity, cylindricality, dactylogram, dactylograph …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • vaulting — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, apse, aquilinity, arcade, arcature, arch, arched roof, arching, archway, arcuation, aspiring, bouncing, bounding, camber, capering, ceilinged roof, circularity, concameration, concavity, concha, convexity,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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