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Definition of the noun Acumination

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noun - plural: acuminations

  1. A sharpening; termination in a sharp point; a tapering point.

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

acumination, formed by the junction of the acuminat- ClassificaB. Hollowed at the extremity, as in calcareous spar, green lead ore, &c. C. Hollow through the whole crystal, as in prismatic beryl. 6. Modifications of the primary form. The changes ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

Hence, acumination; also acuminous, marked by acumen, as in Bolton's Address to the Reader in FLORUS (1618); whose writings are altogether as luminous as acuminous. Used both literally: Whewell, HISTORY OF THE INDUCTIVE ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs (1842)

Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described : with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts : and with Engravings of Nearly All Species

in diameter, very oblique, and more or less cordate, with a short abrupt acumination; somewhat shining above : the veins on the under surface very conspicuous, in contrast with the white puo Cyme few-flowered, loose.

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

SHARPNESS Fine cutting edge or point Nouns—1, sharpness, acuity, acumination;

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

acceptation acclamatìon acclimatation acclimatìon acclimatization accommodation accreditation accrimination accubation accumulation accusation acervation acidification actitation actualization actuation acumination acupuncturation ...

Google previewThe People's Dictionary and Every-day Encyclopedia (1883)

Comprising All the Information Needed Upon Any Subject in Daily Use : a Hand-book for Everybody for Each Day in the Year

Acumination, «. Act of sharpening. Acupuncture, «. Introduction of needles into the living tissues for remedial purposes.

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

An oblique four-sided prism, acuminated by four planes; the same, with the acute lateral edges bevelled ; the same, with a double acumination ...

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Acumination Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1C3U1M3I1N1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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