noun see aquiline

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • aquilinity — See aquiline. * * * …   Universalium

  • aquilinity — aq·ui·lin·i·ty …   English syllables

  • aquilinity — noun see aquiline …   Useful english dictionary

  • aquiline — aquilinity /ak weuh lin i tee/, n. /ak weuh luyn , lin/, adj. 1. (of the nose) shaped like an eagle s beak; hooked. 2. of or like the eagle. [1640 50; ( < F) < L aquilinus. See AQUILA, INE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • aquiline — adjective Etymology: Latin aquilinus, from aquila eagle Date: 1646 1. curving like an eagle s beak < an aquiline nose > 2. of, relating to, or resembling an eagle • aquilinity noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • circularity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, apparent soundness, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, casuistry, circling, circuition, circuitousness, circuitry, circulation, circumambience, circumambiency, circumambulation, circumflexion, circumlocution,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • concavity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, armpit, basin, boss, bowl, bump, cavity, circularity, colophon, concameration, concave, convexity, convolution, crater, crookedness, crypt, cup,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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

  • convolution — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, aduncity, affectation, aquilinity, arachnoid, arbor vitae, arching, archipallium, arcuation, bedizenment, between brain, big talk, brain stem, cerebellar hemispheres, cerebellum, cerebral cortex,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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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