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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.
Structure and Characterization of Polycrystalline Materials by Vladimir Novikov
acicular ferrite Ferrite crystallite growing, ...
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 Editorial Board
Acicular. Another word for “needle-shaped,” as in the case of aragonite calcium carbonate particles. Acicular. habit. An acicular habit describes the shape ofalargecrystalthatlookslike spikes coming out from one point. Think about those koosh ...
The London encyclopaedia (1829)
or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge
Acicular Four-sided rect. prisms Acicular Gummy Plumose Flat four-sided prisms Like borax Opaque mass Octohedral Pulverulent Acicular Pulverulent Dendritical , yellow Long prisms Yellow hexangular Massive Pulverulent Cubical Do.
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.
The Edinburgh encyclopaedia (1832)
by Sir David Brewster
Acicular Olivenite ; 4. Hexahedral Olivenite, or Cube-Ore, •Ata- camiie. 1. Prismatic Olivenite, or Phosphat of Copper, Jameson. — Prisitialischtr Oliven- Malachit, Mohs. Prism =116°. Cleavage the same. Streak emerald green. Hardness = 5.
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 ...
by Joseph R. Davis, ASM International
acicular alpha (titanium). A product of nucleation and ...
by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson
needles Six-sided prism6 Four-sided prisms Four-sided prisms Long prisms Octohedral Massive Silver-white plat6 Four-sided prisms Parallelopipeds Acicular ...
Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology 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 ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
acicular (acitbrm; aciculate). la: needle- shaped, needle-like. Ib: having a sharp, needle-like tip.
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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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