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Webster 1913 Edition


Acicular

A-cic′u-lar

,
Adj.
Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle, as some leaves or crystals; also, having sharp points like needles.
A-cic′u-lar-ly
,
adv.
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Acicular

ACIC'ULAR

,
Adj.
[L. acicula, Priscian, a needle, from Gr., L. a point. See Acid.]
In the shape of a needle; having sharp points like needles.
An acicular prism is when the crystals are slender and straight.

Definition 2022


acicular

acicular

English

Adjective

acicular (not comparable)

  1. Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle.
  2. Having sharp points like needles.

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Portuguese

Adjective

acicular m, f (plural aciculares, comparable)

  1. acicular (needle-shaped)