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Definition of the adjective acicular
What does acicular mean as an attribute of a noun?
- narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves
Alternative definition of the adjective acicular
- Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle.
- Having sharp points like needles.
Acicular, in mineralogy, refers to a crystal habit composed of a radiating mass of slender, needle-like crystals. Minerals with this habit tend to be fragile, and complete, undamaged specimens can be uncommon.
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
acicular. columnar, earthy, black. 5.
by Mel Schwartz
Acicular. Alpha. (Titanium). A product of nucleation and growth from β to the lower temperature allotrope α phase. It may have a needlelike appearance and may have needle, lenticular, or flattened bar morphology in three dimensions.
by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith
Acicular. Ferrite. A highly substructured, non-equiaxed ferrite formed upon continuous cooling by a mixed diffusion and shear mode of transformation that begins at a temperature slightly higher than the transformation temperature range for ...
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)
by Richard Soule
Acicular, a. (Bet.) Aciculate, aciform, needle- shaped. Aciculate, a. (Bot.) See ACICULAR. Add, a. Sour, tart, sharp, pricking, stinging, pungent. Acidity, n. Acidness, sourness, tartness, sharpness. Acidnesa, •-.•, See ACIDITY. Acidulous, a.
by M N Doja
Acicular means needle-like (for ...
Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Midwifery, Mineralogy, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine ... by Robert Hooper
crystallized acicular columnar compact black 5. Carbonated Muriate of Lead. 6. Sulphate of Lead.
Structure and Characterization of Polycrystalline Materials by Vladimir Novikov
acicular ferrite Ferrite crystallite growing, ...
The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)
Acicular Olivenite ; 4. Hexahedral Olivenite, or Cube-Ore, * Atacamite. 1. PR is MAT1c Oliv ENITE, or Phosph At of CoPPER, Jameson.—Prismatischer Oliven- Malachit, Mohs. Prism =l 16°. Cleavage the same. Streak emerald green. Hardness ...
by Joseph R. Davis, ASM International
acicular alpha (titanium). A product of nucleation and ...
by Andrew URE
Acicular olivenite. a. Radiated or cupreous arseniate of iron. Colour dark verdigris-green; massive, imitative, and in flat oblique four-sided prisms, acuminated or truncated; lustre glistening pearly; translucent ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3I1C3U1L1A1R1
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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