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Acicular, as-ik′ū-lar, adj. needle-shaped; slender and sharp-pointed.
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.
Hyoscyamine crystallizes in the acicular form, with greater difficulty even than atropine, it also forms less compact crystals.
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.
By repeated solutions in alcohol it may be obtained under the form of white, silky, acicular crystals.
By re-solution in alcohol it may be obtained under the form of colourless, prismatic, acicular crystals.
Crystals are prismatic, acicular or scaly in habit; they have a perfect cleavage parallel to the brachypinacoid (M in the figure).
Valve very narrow, lanceolate, acicular, with obtuse apices.

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