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Definition of the noun acrospire

What does acrospire mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acrospires

  1. [botany] The sprout at the end of a seed when it begins to germinate.

Definition of the verb acrospire

What does acrospire mean as a doing word?

verb

  1. To put forth the first sprout.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for acrospire

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Beer (2014)

The Beer Lover's Bible - A Complete Reference To Beer Styles, Brewing Methods, Ingredients, Festivals, Traditions, And More) by Christine P. Rhodes

Malt that contains acrospires at least three-quarters the seedlength in size isconsidered to be highly modified. The modification and growth of the acrospire ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines (1856)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure

The malting, however, is complete before the acrospire becomes a leaf. The barley couch absorbs oxygen and emits carbonic acid, just as animals do in breathing, but to a very limited extent; for the grain loses only three per cent, of its weight ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1823)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

acrospire carries off the cohesive properties of the barley, thereby contributing to the preparation of the saccharine matter, which it has no tendency to extract or otherwise injure, but to increase and meliorate ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)

by John Wilkes

The gerrninatiotr of the radicles and acrospire carries off the cohesive proper-ties of the barley, thereby contributing to ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy (1844)

Comprising Such Subjects as are Most Immediately Connected with Housekeeping ... by Thomas Webster

Before the acrospire has reached the end of the grain it is considered that a part of the fecula of the grain remains unconVerted, hard, and insoluble; and if the acrospire be sufl'ered to grow to a great length, then a portion of saccharine matter ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

The germination of the radicles and acrospire carries off the cohesive properties of the barley, thereby contributing to ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary (1898)

Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years by Joseph Wright

ACROSPIRE, sb.1 w.Yks. Also written accaspire. A kind of stone. w.Yks. Accaspire, a sort of hard stone containing particles of flint, Hlfx. Wds. ; Accaspire, Acrospire, Acklespire, Ochrespire, used in Halifax ...

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Acrospire Meaning

Video shows what acrospire means. The sprout at the end of a seed when it begins to germinate.. Acrospire Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1S1P3I1R1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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