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synonyms for acicular

  • acerate
  • acerose
  • acerous
  • aciculated
  • acuminate
  • acute
  • cuspated
  • cuspidated
  • mucronate
  • needle-shaped
  • pointy
  • sharp
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Acicular, as-ik′ū-lar, adj. needle-shaped; slender and sharp-pointed.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
Spores of Bacidia fuscorubella to illustrate the several-celled, hyaline, acicular type.
OHIO BIOLOGICAL SURVEY, BULL. 10, VOL. 11, NO. 6BRUCE FINK AND LEAFY J. CORRINGTON
Not far from the shore, I noticed, in a little ravine, a group of eight acicular-leaved trees.
A VISIT TO THE HOLY LAND, EGYPT, AND ITALYIDA PFEIFFER
Hyoscyamine crystallizes in the acicular form, with greater difficulty even than atropine, it also forms less compact crystals.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 324, MARCH 18, 1882VARIOUS
The obelisk is from another of Nature's patterns; it is only a gigantic acicular crystal.
OVER THE TEACUPSOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
Soon Birdie and myself were a mass of acicular crystals; it was a true easterly fog.
CELEBRATED WOMEN TRAVELLERS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURYW. H. DAVENPORT ADAMS
By repeated solutions in alcohol it may be obtained under the form of white, silky, acicular crystals.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
By re-solution in alcohol it may be obtained under the form of colourless, prismatic, acicular crystals.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
Crystals are prismatic, acicular or scaly in habit; they have a perfect cleavage parallel to the brachypinacoid (M in the figure).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 12, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Valve very narrow, lanceolate, acicular, with obtuse apices.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ACICULAR

  • acerate
  • acerose
  • acicular
  • aciculated
  • acuminate
  • acute
  • cuspated
  • cuspidated
  • mucronate
  • needle-shaped
  • pointy
  • sharp
  • acicular
  • aciculated
  • acute
  • cuspated
  • cuspidated
  • fine
  • mucronate
  • pointy
  • sharp
  • tapering
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