aciform

  • 1 Aciform — Ac i*form, a. [L. acus needle + form.] Shaped like a needle. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 aciform — [as′ə fôrm΄] adj. [< L acus, needle (see ACEROSE1) + FORM] needle shaped; sharp …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 aciform — ˈasəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: Latin acus needle + English iform more at acute : acicular * * * /as euh fawrm /, adj. needle shaped; acicular. [1840 50; L aci (comb. form of acus needle; cf. ACICULA) + FORM] …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 aciform — adj. [L. acus, needle; forma, shape] Pertaining to being shaped like a needle; acicular …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 5 aciform — /as euh fawrm /, adj. needle shaped; acicular. [1840 50; < L aci (comb. form of acus needle; cf. ACICULA) + FORM] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 6 aciform — adjective Shaped like a needle …

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  • 7 aciform — a. (Bot.) See acicular …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 8 aciform — ac·i·form …

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  • 9 aciform — /ˈæsəfɔm/ (say asuhfawm) adjective needle shaped; acicular. {Latin acus needle + i 1 + form} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 10 aciform —   a. needle shaped …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 11 styloid — adj. [Gr. stylos, pillar; eidos, like] Long and slender; belonoid; aciform …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 12 pointed — Synonyms and related words: Attic, Spartan, V shaped, Y shaped, abbreviated, abridged, acanthoid, acanthous, accented, accentuated, acicular, aciform, acuate, aculeate, aculeiform, acuminate, acute, akimbo, allegorical, angular, aphoristic,… …

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  • 13 acicular — ACICULÁR, Ă, aciculari, e, adj. În formă de ac. – Din fr. aciculaire. Trimis de ana zecheru, 31.07.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  aciculár adj. m., pl. aciculári; f. sg. aciculáră, pl. aciculáre …

    Dicționar Român

  • 14 sharpness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Fine cutting edge or point Nouns 1. sharpness, acuity, acumination; spinosity. 2. (small pointed item) point, spike, spine, spiculum; needle, pin; prick, prickle; spur, rowel; barb, barbed wire; spit,… …

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  • 15 Sharpness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Sharpness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 sharpness sharpness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 acuity acuity acumination Sgm: N 1 spinosity spinosity GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 point point spike …

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  • 16 acicular — a. (Bot.) Aciculate, aciform, needleshaped …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 needle-shaped — a. Aciform, acicular, aciculate …

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  • 18 needle-shaped — adj pointed, needlelike, acicular, aciform, acuminate, aculeate, mucronate; spiked, spic ulate, spicular, toothed, tined, pronged, barbed; sharp, long, slender, keen, thin …

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  • 19 pointed — adj 1. barbed, peaked, cuspidate, cuspidal, Bot. apiculate, Bot., Zool. acuminate; needle shaped, aciform, acicular; toothed, dentiform, serrate, serrated; spiculate, thorny, spinous; craggy, jagged, angular; spear shaped, sword shaped, Biol.… …

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