subtile

  • 1 Subtile — Sub tile, a. [L. subtilis. See {Subtile}.] 1. Thin; not dense or gross; rare; as, subtile air; subtile vapor; a subtile medium. [1913 Webster] 2. Delicately constituted or constructed; nice; fine; delicate; tenuous; finely woven. A sotil… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 SUBTILE — apud Ecclesiae Rom. Scriptores vestis Subdiaconorum est, quae et Strictatunica et Turicella, vide ibi, appellatur. Durandus Ration l. 3. c. 30. Tunica, quae alibi Subtile, in lege vero ποδήρης. Canonicis Regularibus illam tribuit Io. Buschius,… …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 3 subtile — index imponderable, subtle (refined) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 subtile — late 14c., clever, dexterous, from O.Fr. subtil (14c.), from L. subtilis fine, thin, delicate (see SUBTLE (Cf. subtle)). A Latinized refashioning of the French source of subtle …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 subtile — [sut′ l, sub′til] adj. [ME < MFr subtil, altered (infl. by L) < OFr soutil: see SUBTLE] now rare var. of SUBTLE subtilely adv. subtileness n. subtilty n. pl. subtilities subtility [səb til′ə tē] …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 subtile — ● subtil, subtile adjectif (latin subtilis) Qui a une grande finesse d esprit et de l ingéniosité : Un négociateur subtil. Intelligence subtile. Qui manifeste une habileté poussée parfois jusqu à l excès : Recourir à de subtiles arguties. Qui est …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 7 subtile — adjective (subtiler; subtilest) Etymology: Middle English subtile, sotil subtle Date: 14th century 1. subtle, elusive < a subtile aroma > 2. a. cunning, crafty b. sagacious, discerning …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 subtile — subtilely, adv. subtileness, n. /sut l, sub til/, adj., subtiler, subtilest. subtle. [1325 75; ME < L subtilis fine (orig. of fabric), equiv. to sub SUB + tilis, akin to tela cloth on a loom, loom ( < *teksla, deriv. of texere to weave; see… …

    Universalium

  • 9 subtile — sub·tile (sutґəl) [L. subtilis] keen and acute …

    Medical dictionary

  • 10 subtile — Synonyms and related words: Byzantine, Machiavellian, Machiavellic, acute, adulterated, air built, airy, arch, artful, astute, attenuate, attenuated, cagey, calculating, canny, chimerical, clever, cloud built, crafty, cunning, cut, cute, dainty,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 subtile — Dure …

    Le nouveau dictionnaire complet du jargon de l'argot

  • 12 subtile —   , subtilis   L. delicate. Leaf blades linear …

    Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • 13 subtile — a. 1. Rare, thin, light, airy, ethereal, sublimated. 2. Delicate, fine, slender, nice. 3. Acute, keen, piercing, excruciating. 4. Refined, shrewd, discerning, discriminating, nice. 5. Sly, artful, cunning, crafty, insinuating, subtle …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 subtile — sub·tile …

    English syllables

  • 15 subtile — sub•tile [[t]ˈsʌt l, ˈsʌb tɪl[/t]] adj. til•er, til•est subtle • Etymology: 1325–75; ME < L subtīlis fine =sub sub + tīlis sub′tile•ly, adv. sub′tile•ness, n. sub′til•ty, sub•til′i•ty ˈtɪl ɪ ti n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 subtile — …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 Amblystegium subtile — Systematik Klasse: Bryopsida …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 18 Africallagma subtile — Taxobox name = Africallagma subtile status = LC status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Odonata familia = Coenagrionidae genus = Africallagma species = A. subtile binomial = Africallagma subtile… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 Matière subtile — ● Matière subtile chez les matérialistes latins et dans la philosophie scolastique, matière qui enveloppe les astres, la Lune, etc …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 20 Leptogium subtile — ID 46503 Symbol Key LESU43 Common Name N/A Family Collemataceae Category Lichen Division Ascomycota US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit Lichenous …

    USDA Plant Characteristics


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