Definition of Acuate

1. Adjective. Ending in a sharp point.

Exact synonyms: Acute, Needlelike, Sharp
Similar to: Pointed
Derivative terms: Acuteness, Sharp, Sharpness



Definition of Acuate

1. v. t. To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken.

2. a. Sharpened; sharp- pointed.

Definition of Acuate

1. Adjective. Sharpened; sharp-pointed. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acuate

1. sharp [adj] - See also: sharp

Medical Definition of Acuate

1. To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken. "[To] acuate the blood." Origin: L. Acus needle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acuate

actuates
actuating
actuating(a)
actuation
actuations
actuator
actuators
actuopalynology
actuose
actuosity
acture
actures
acturience
actus rei
actus reus
acuate (current term)
acuated
acuates
acuating
acuation
acuities
acuition
acuity
aculea
aculeacin A acylase
aculeate
aculeated
aculei
aculeiform

Literary usage of Acuate

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1885)
"1, robust, acuate with globular tubercu- lated head, about 23 by 2—1800 in. in its greatest dimensions; 2, long smooth acuate, 20 by £—1800 in.; 3, ..."

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