Estuate
Estuate Es"tu*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Estuated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Estuating}.] [L. aestuare to be in violent motion, to boil up, burn, fr. aestus boiling or undulating motion, fire, glow, heat; akin to Gr.? to burn. See {Ether}.] To boil up; to swell and rage; to be agitated. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • estuate — intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin aestuatus, past participle of aestuare to be in commotion, boil, from aestus obsolete : heave, surge, boil • estuation noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Estuated — Estuate Es tu*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Estuated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Estuating}.] [L. aestuare to be in violent motion, to boil up, burn, fr. aestus boiling or undulating motion, fire, glow, heat; akin to Gr.? to burn. See {Ether}.] To boil up; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Estuating — Estuate Es tu*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Estuated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Estuating}.] [L. aestuare to be in violent motion, to boil up, burn, fr. aestus boiling or undulating motion, fire, glow, heat; akin to Gr.? to burn. See {Ether}.] To boil up; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aestuary — Estuary Es tu*a*ry, n.; pl. {Estuaries}. [L. aestuarium, from aestuare to surge. See {Estuate}.] [Written also {[ae]stuary}.] 1. A place where water boils up; a spring that wells forth. [Obs.] Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. A passage, as the mouth of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Estuance — Es tu*ance, n. [From L. aestuans, p. pr. of aestuare. See {Estuate}.] Heat. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Estuaries — Estuary Es tu*a*ry, n.; pl. {Estuaries}. [L. aestuarium, from aestuare to surge. See {Estuate}.] [Written also {[ae]stuary}.] 1. A place where water boils up; a spring that wells forth. [Obs.] Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. A passage, as the mouth of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Estuary — Es tu*a*ry, n.; pl. {Estuaries}. [L. aestuarium, from aestuare to surge. See {Estuate}.] [Written also {[ae]stuary}.] 1. A place where water boils up; a spring that wells forth. [Obs.] Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. A passage, as the mouth of a river… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Esture — Es ture (?; 135), n. [See {Estuate}.] Commotion. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exestuate — Ex*es tu*ate, v. i. [L. exaestuatus,p. p. of exaestuare to boil up. See {Estuate}.] To be agitated; to boil up; to effervesce. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • estuation — noun see estuate …   Useful english dictionary

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