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Definition of the adjective acerate

What does acerate mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves

Alternative definition of the adjective acerate


  1. Acerose; needle-shaped.

Definition of the noun acerate

What does acerate mean as a name of something?


  1. [chemistry] A combination of aceric acid with a salifiable base.

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Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

acerate. or salve made with the grease extracted from sheep«s wool«.] Lanolin, viscous substance extracted from sheep«s wool; in Lanfrank prepared by soaking wool in water, then heating and straining the mixture, and boiling it till it ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1867)

by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas

ACERATE. A salt of the aceric acid. ACERB'ITY. Acerbitas; from acer, sharp. A sour, bitter and astringent taste, properties met with in some kinds of unripe fruit. ACERICACID. A peculiar acid said to exist in the sap of the common maple, Acer ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science, Biography, Bibliography and Medical Terminology (1854)

by Chapin A. HARRIS

ACERATE. A salt of the aceric acid. ACERB'ITY. Acerbilas ; from aver, sharp. A sour, hitter and astringent taste, properties met with in some kinds of unripe fruit. ACl'iRIC ACID. A peculiar acid said to exist in the sap of the common maple, Aver ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

ACERATE the Eye, the power of adjusting the eye so as to gain a clear vision of objects at different distances. A., Histologic, changes in the morphology and function of cells, following changed conditions. A., Negative, the eye passive, at rest.

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

acerate a. [L. acer, sharp] Of or pertaining to needleshaped; acerose; acicular. acerose a. [L. acer, sharp] Having a sharp, rigid ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

Acerate, as'er-ate, s. A salt, with the basis of Erne, found in the sap of the Acer campestre, or common maple. ! Acerb, a-serb', a. (aarbtis, sonr, Lat.) Having a rough acid taste like that of the sloe or nuripe plum. Acerbate, avser'cate, v. a. To ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

AceRATE, asser-ate, s.

Google previewStudent's pocket medical lexicon (1881)

by Elias Longley

Acerate, As'er-ut: aceric acid, combined with a base. Acerbity, A-ser-bi-ti; sourness, with bitterness and as- tringency. Acervulug, A-ser-vq,-lus; sand-like particles found in the pineal gland. Aceric Acid, A-ser-ik As'id; acid found in tho maple.

Google previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

acerate я. (salt of aceric acid) ' aesa-zet. acerb adj. (sour ; bitter) a'sв:zb. acerbate adj. (embitterd, severe) a'ss:z- bet, ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

Acerate. Sharp-pointed. JSEIT, RI HRE art Aceratosis. A lack of horny tissues. Jinwrān; Jim SKRR. H.T 3rma Acerb. Acrid. Afte"T; (fr&T, acidic. 3RTGT, Gg! Acerbity. Acridity; acidity combined with astringency. (fre"THT, wirčTTH; 3:THT, SEITH ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

(acerate, aceric) acerb- [L. acerbus, harsh] base harsh; bitter (acerbic, exacerbate) acerv- [L. acervare, to heap up] base heap (acervate, acervose) acest- [Gr. akestos, healed] base healing (acesodyne, acestoma) acet-, aceto-, acetyl- [L.

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott


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

ACerate of yellow rosin. b. CERATUM RESINAE FLAvæ, L. D. Cerate of yellow rosin. Prepared by melting together half a pound of the preceding ointment, and one ounce of yellow wax. These are intended as stimulating applications to ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

acerate see acerose. acerbophobia or acerophobia Psychology, an irrational fear of sour tastes. Acerentomidae ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences ... (1874)

by Henry Watts

Acerate of BARIUM, (C*H*O”)*Ba".—Prepared by decomposing carbonate or sulphide of barium with acetic acid. The solution evaporated at a gentle heat yields flattened prisms containing (C4H2O4)"Ba" + H2O, but when cooled to 0°C. it ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3E1R1A1T1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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